STEVEN DE SCHRIJVER AND JAN VAN LOON CONTRIBUTE ARTICLE ON M&A AND GDPR TO THE EXPERT GUIDE: MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS 2020
Steven De Schrijver and Jan Van Loon of Astrea have contributed an article entitled “M&A and GDPR: Two sides of one coin” to the Expert Guide: Mergers & Acquisitions 2020, published by Corporate LiveWire.
Since the entry into force of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on 25 May 2018, data-related questions have become more important than ever in M&A transactions, primarily due to the economic losses that may be caused due to non-compliance with the GDPR. This article outlines the wider ramifications of GDPR in the context of M&A and identifies best practice for the due diligence and acquisition process in this new climate.
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Read here Steven’s full article on “M&A and GDPR: Two sides of one coin”.