German DPAs release GDPR fining guidelines

Germany’s Data Protection Conference, Datenschutzkonferenz, has announced it published guidelines for the country’s new EU General Data Protection Regulation fine regime. In a post for his law firm, Latham & Watkins Partner Tim Wybitul, CIPP/E, wrote the guidelines will help make fines more “consistent and predictable” while fines will be higher, with larger organizations subject to steeper penalties. Wybitul adds that DSK will seek to have the European Data Protection Board adopt the new fine regime for all EU member states. (Articles are in German.) Editor’s Note: Wybitul previously wrote for The Privacy Advisor on German DPAs seeking a new GDPR fine model. 
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