Last Updated: January 2024
This is a multipart series intended to provide privacy professionals with an overview of new EU legislation adopted since May 2022 under the European Union’s Strategy for Data, such as the EU Data Governance Act, the Digital Services Act, the Digital Markets Act and the NIS2 Directive. Each brief will depict a legislation’s objective, material and territorial scope, main requirements, enforcement, and oversight structure. The IAPP additionally published an infographic which provides further context on the various EU data initiatives and draft legislation.
European Strategy for Data: 101 Charts
The DGA seeks to foster public sector information reuse; to create a supervisory framework for the provision of data sharing services; and to establish a framework for voluntary registration of entities which collect and process data made available for altruistic purposes.
The DMA creates new obligations for big technology platforms acting as “gatekeepers providing core platform services” to create a fairer environment for business users that rely on gatekeepers, and to ensure consumers have access to better services and can easily switch providers.