Bloomberg Law
Feb. 4, 2020, 6:52 PM

ANALYSIS: How Sure Are You That Your Company Is GDPR Compliant?

Amanda H. Allen
Amanda H. Allen
Team Lead–Regulatory & Compliance

In the 20 months or so since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation took effect, compliance and legal officers have spent more nights up late than is probably healthy, calculating the possibility of multi-million-Euro fines and converting them into U.S. dollars. What is the root of that anxiety?

In 2019, Bloomberg Law conducted a survey from various sectors at both large (more than 1,000 employees) and small firms (less than 1,000 employees). The survey asked respondents about their organization’s GDPR compliance readiness—What has been done? What resources were used? How do compliance efforts measure up?

The survey of 146 ...