GDPR – Main international implications

Dulce Lopes


The General Data Protection Regulation aims to ensure a consistent and homogenous protection of data subjects rights throughout the territory of the European Union Member States and beyond. The broad scope and international reach of the GDPR is, therefore, a hot topic, that is currently under discussion and analysis both in Academia and in Courts. This article contributes to the subject, by examining the major international implications of the GDPR both in the private international law and in the international administrative law arenas, now widely conformed by European Union provisions and case law.


Data Protection; Extraterritoriality; Data Transfers; Supervisory Authorities

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