At a plenary meeting on 7 February 2017, the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) discussed the progress of its guidelines on the GDPR.  The WP29 is continuing its work on Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs), Certification and other topics.  The DPIA guidelines are expected in April 2017, and the Certification guidelines in June 2017.

In regard to the Privacy Shield, the WP29 has decided that the EU centralised body, in charge of channelling complaints to the Ombudsperson, will be composed by 5 national Data Protection Authorities (DPAs).  The WP29 has adopted two sets of
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