European plan on internet of things regulations

6 MAR 2017
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

DLA Piper's Internet of Things group is pleased to offer materials from our March 6 webinar. 

The European Commission published a communication announcing its plan to build a "European Data Economy." This plan includes not only the upcoming European General Data Protection Regulation, which will have a massive impact on data flows, but also setting up new rules for the Internet of Things, such as: 

  • The removal of unjustified restrictions to the free movement of data 
  • The introduction of rules for access to and transmission to IoT data generated by Industry 4.0 machines or processes
  • The amendment of rules for product liability and data portability and interoperability
Ongoing consultation on such rules will end on April 26, 2017. Given the probable business impact these rules may pose for any company operating in the European Union, decision makers must be aware of this proposal and should consider contributing to the consultation to identify better solutions for the Internet of Things. 

Giulio Coraggio – Partner, DLA Piper, Milan
Gualtiero Dragotti – Partner, DLA Piper, Milan

Please contact Cheryl Freedman.