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New EU approach to data governance under the proposed Data Governance Act

New EU approach to data governance under the proposed Data Governance Act
Published on: 18 January 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • New EU approach to data governance under the proposed Data Governance Act
  • What is the European Data Innovation Board?
  • What are the implications for data localisation?
  • How does DGA interact with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)?
  • What are the next steps?

Article summary

Information Law analysis: On 25 November 2020, the European Commission published a proposal for a new Regulation, the Data Governance Act (DGA). DGA seeks to create a new European approach to data governance, aimed at facilitating certain forms of data sharing and increasing data availability through a trust-based framework. Nicola Fulford, Partner at Hogan Lovells and Alex Ford-Cox, associate at Hogan Lovells, discuss the key elements of DGA and its implications. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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