The EU Data Act – the Commission’s latest legislative initiative

Author: Theano Karanikioti
Published: 25.02.2022
Image source: Unsplash On 23 February 2022, the European Commission presented its Proposal for a Data Act, a Regulation aimed at maximizing the value of data in the European Union economy “by ensuring that a wide range of stakeholders gain control over their data and that more data is available for innovative use.”  The Data Act will lay down harmonized rules on: (i) making data generated by the use of connected products or related services available to the user of these products or services; (ii) making data available by data holders to data recipients; and (iii) making data available by data holders to…