General Data Protection Regulation

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which became fully enforceable throughout the European Union in May 2018, imposes significant new obligations and financial consequences on organizations that control or process relevant personal information. With so much at stake, Ropes & Gray can assist data controllers and processors worldwide ensure compliance with the GDPR.


Ropes & Gray can work with you and your organization to adapt your policies and procedures to the GDPR. Roadmap to Compliance is a workbook that walks in-house teams through practical steps that address the new requirements and demonstrate compliance.  It includes:

  • A summary of relevant GDPR requirements, organized by topic
  • A practical explanation of what these requirements mean for businesses
  • A checklist of proposed action items that will position an organization to demonstrate GDPR compliance

If you would like to learn more about how we can help you launch or enhance your organization’s GDPR compliance program, please email

Download our brochure for more information about how we can partner with you on each step of your compliance roadmap.

At a Glance

Please see below for relevant Ropes & Gray briefings and articles on GDPR that may affect your business.



Please see below for various GDPR related guidance, including links to country-by-country regulatory agencies.

EU Legislation