Double jeopardy enforcement risk for EU personal data violations

11/07/2022 | IAPP

None of the EU's sweet of digital regulations relate directly to personal data like the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). However, no personal data exemptions are contained in the Data Governance Act, the Digital Services Act, the Digital Markets Act, or the proposals for the Data Act and the Artificial Intelligence Act. This means there is a potential risk for double enforcement for violations under any of these new rules and the EU GDPR. In this IAPP article, Senior Westin Research Fellow Jetty Tielemans explains the situation and how competent authorities for these regulations could collaborate.

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