The European Union’s Digital Strategy is now in its implementation phase. This means that the EU is focused on a series of reforms to speed the transformation of the digital economy, which includes a package of new regulations impacting activities of technology companies.
As we saw with GDPR, the penalties for non-compliance can be significant.
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There is clearly a lot for technology companies to get their arms around in the next 2-3 years. Furthermore, the regulations focus on activities such as providing an internet search engine, cloud services, data hosting or running operating services, which means that larger technology firms may be in scope for different regulations by virtue of their identification as a specific entity type but also by the services they provide.
Johnson Hana has identified a number of overlapping tasks in this suite of regulations, meaning that for tech companies which find themselves subject to multiple regulations their compliance for one requirement will assist their compliance for others, potentially saving a great deal of cost and effort.
Four Steps to Compliance
Source: Page 5, EU Digital Strategy: How to Comply by Keith Blizzard, Legal Solutions Director at Johnson Hana.
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About Johnson Hana
Johnson Hana is Ireland’s leading alternative legal solutions provider. That means we disaggregate legal advisory and legal process work, and focus on the latter.
Legal Process Outsourcing – whereby a specific legal process is carved out and outsourced to us
Legal Process Secondments – to augment a busy legal team or fulfil a temporary requirement for an experienced legal professional.
Historically, legal advisory and legal process work were tackled and billed in the same way. This means that all legal work has been as costly and time consuming as legal advice.
It doesn’t need to be.
We deliver legal process work through a combination of innovative legal technologies, robust project management methodologies, and expert lawyers. This approach reduces client legal spend by over 50%, while also providing totally transparent reporting and billing. This leaves our clients free to focus on the strategic, advisory work that really adds value.