It was hardly surprising that the impending May 25 deadline for the EU General Data Protection Regulation was top of mind among attendees this week at the IAPP Global Privacy Summit in Washington. So when the new chairwoman of the Article 29 Working Party sat down for a one-hour interview to discuss GDPR enforcement, the room filled up. In a wide-ranging conversation with former FTC Commissioner and current Microsoft Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Julie Brill, WP29 Chairwoman Andrea Jelinek consistently stressed the importance of communication, not only between companies and data protection authorities but also among DPAs themselves. Jedidiah Bracy, CIPP, was there and has the report for The Privacy Advisor.
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