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World Sports Advocate
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Volume: 16 Issue: 4
(April 2018)

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data protection sport key issues consider general data protection regulation (‘gdpr) comes effect european union 25 may

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Data protection and sport - The key issues to consider

The General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’), which comes into effect in the European Union on 25 May 2018 and rewrites European data protection law, is highly significant for sports bodies. The Regulation directly impacts on commercial and regulatory functions. Nick Fitzpatrick, Partner and Global Co-Chair, Media, Sport and Entertainment Sector at DLA Piper LLP, in this article outlines how the GDPR will impact sports bodies and the possible practical responses to the new requirements.

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