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Inconsistency in GDPR fine levels addressed in new guidance, says EU watchdogs' umbrella group

By Sam Clark
  • 16 May 2022 17:03
  • 16 May 2022 17:03
Companies should soon expect to see fines for breaking the EU's strict data-protection law attract a similar penalty no matter where in the bloc they are imposed.

The umbrella group of EU data protection authorities, the European Data Protection Board, today released guidelines on the calculation of fines under the General

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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