The new General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will come into force throughout the European Union on May 25, 2018. The GDPR will replace existing data protection laws and introduce significant changes and requirements that will have a wide-ranging impact worldwide on the way organizations handle and use data.

The GDPR is a real game changer

The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement (TPP) was signed on February 4, 2016. The TPP concerns a wide range of issues and has been negotiated over several years by the United States and 11 Pacific Rim trading partners (collectively, the Parties). Signing the agreement is not ratification. Rather, it triggers the process by which the TPP