Why The Flood Of GDPR Litigation Has Been Delayed

Law360, London (January 31, 2019, 7:03 PM GMT) -- Prior to the General Data Protection Regulation's entry into force in May last year, much was being said about the "inevitable" deluge of class actions likely to flood the U.K. court system as a result. Eight months into the new GDPR regime, we are far from drowning in group litigation — and below are some of the factors as to why the arrival of the "tidal wave" may have been delayed.

Information Commissioner's Office Backlog

First, and perhaps foremost, any claimant law firm is going to be focused on choosing the right case upon which to cut its teeth as to...

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