The Data Protection Commissioners of the Bund and the Länder announced at the German Data Protection Conference (Datenschutzkonferenz) that they will be publishing joint interpretation guidelines for the GDPR, which will come into force on 25 May 2018. The topics “records of processing activities”, “supervisory powers/sanctions” and “data processing for advertising purposes” have already been released and can be accessed on the websites of the supervisory authorities