Businesses in Switzerland need to review existing processes and plan new ones to comply with national and EU regulations that increase privacy protection

By Lukas Morscher, Fedor Poskriakov, Yaniv Benhamou

Businesses operating in Switzerland need to anticipate new developments and requirements for the revised Swiss Data Protection Act and the EU General Data Protection Regulation . This briefing highlights the key preparatory implementation steps recommended for a risk-based approach.

Revision of the Swiss Data Protection Act

The draft of the revised DPA – currently expected to apply from 1 August, 2018 – strengthens the rights of data subjects, increases the transparency of data processing and aligns Swiss data protection law with international trends in data protection…