On 19 February 2020, the European Commission (the “Commission“) presented two initiatives which are a part of its wider digital strategy to make “Europe fit for the digital age”: a European data strategy and a white paper on artificial intelligence. This legal update focuses on the European data strategy and its implications for businesses.

The objective of the strategy is to make ‘Europe’ (i.e. the EU) a role model and a leader for a society empowered by data.

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