Jon Baines in GQ

Posted on 18 May 2018. Source: GQ

Jon Baines in GQ

Jon Baines, Data Protection Advisor in the Intellectual Property Group, has been featured in GQ discussing GDPR, which come into force on 25th May 2018.

In the article, "Why there's a crisis of trust around GDPR", Jon explains the consequences of the new regulations and puts to rest some widespread fears.

Jon says " “There has been an enormous, and regrettable, amount of scaremongering, some of it threatening eight-figure sums…It is very important to note that GDPR says that any fine must be proportionate … The Information Commissioner has even said that ‘it’s scaremongering to suggest that we’ll be making early examples of organisations for minor infringements or that maximum fines will become the norm’."

Read the full article here.

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