Implementing the GDPR in Switzerland: legal issues and challenges for international sports bodies
This article describes legal issues and challenges currently arising for international sports bodies domiciled in Switzerland when implementing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which came into effect on 25 May 2018.
Approximately one year after its entry into force, the GDPR still causes various legal questions for sports bodies, some of which still need to be clarified. The article provides a short overview on practical implications and possible legal issues, and aims to provide guidance on how such challenges can be addressed.
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Dr. Jan Kleiner
Partner, Kleiner & Cavaliero
Dr. Jan Kleiner is a Partner at Bär & Karrer, Switzerland, specialising in sports, media and data protection law.