Magazine Article | October 20, 2017

How GDPR Will Affect U.S. Retailers

Source: Retail Executive

By Kevin Keane, Attorney at law, Kevin P. Keane

The May 25, 2018, implementation date for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandate is fast approaching. Here’s what you need to know.

“Back in the U.S., Back in the U.S., Back in the GDPR …”

With apologies to Lennon-McCartney, the above reworking of their lyrics from the Beatles’ 1968 tune, “Back in the USSR,” is most apropos as the global retail ecosystem stares down the barrel of the May 25, 2018, implementation date for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) mandate across the eurozone and, by extension, the globe.