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Greg Sparrow

How the GDPR Affects American Retailers like Whole Foods and Amazon, and What Businesses Can do to Mitigate Their Risk

The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) continues to be an important topic of conversation for US companies. Since its inception, the GDPR has raised a number of questions as to whether businesses are properly prepared to comply. The GDPR was adopted on April 27th, 2016 and allotted a two-year post-adoption grace period for businesses to strategize and implement their compliant approach. With only three months left it has been reported that an estimated 61% of US businesses are not ready for the regulation and that…