The Data Protection Regulations, 2015 ("DPR") were enacted on 4th October, 2015. They govern the processing of any personal or sensitive personal data by organisations registered in the Abu Dhabi Global Market ("ADGM"). All organisations registered in ADGM should demonstrate compliance with the DPR or face high penalties such for any non-compliance.

Please click on this link to access our detailed compliance checklist and guide to (i) requirements under the DPR; (ii) steps to be taken for compliance with the DPR; and (iii) the relevant business teams that are required to assist with such compliance.


This post has been written by Ms. Ila Tyagi (Associate at Ikigai Law), with inputs from Ms. Ishita Shome (Principal Associate at Ikigai Law) and Mr. Anirudh Rastogi (Managing Partner and Founder at Ikigai Law).

The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to the subject matter. Specialist advice should be sought about your specific circumstances.