Regulation requires, as prescribed by art. 78, every Member State to lay down rules on penalties applicable to infringements of the Regulation.
Differently, pursuant to the next art. 79, supervisory authorities shall impose administrative fines, depending on the specific unlawful action committed: from 250,000 EUR or 0.5% of the annual worldwide turnover of an enterprise, and up to 1,000,000 EUR or 2% of the annual worldwide turnover of an enterprise.
In this context it is important to discuss about different executions of penalties and fines that each Member State will impose.