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So we have a Brexit Trade Deal. What now for GDPR and international transfers?

So finally the UK has completed a trade deal with the EU which, subject to formal approval by both sides, will come into force on 1st January 2021. The full agreement has now been published and answers a question troubling … Continue reading

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The Brexit Trade Deal: Implications for Data Protection and International Transfers

December 2020 Update: This post was originally titled “Brexit, Trade Deals and GDPR: What happens next?’ and published in September 2020. It was updated on 26th December 2020. So finally the UK has completed a trade deal with the EU … Continue reading

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Boris, Brexit and GDPR: What next?

  Boris Johnson’s election victory means that we are almost certainly heading for Brexit on 31st January 2020 with his version of a deal. Having won a large Conservative majority in the House of Commons, it should be relatively easy for him … Continue reading

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GDPR and Brexit: What next?

We are heading for a No Deal Brexit it seems (at least today!). What are the implications for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA2018)?  Can we bin them on the 31st October with our … Continue reading

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The Data Protection Act 2018 – Pre and Post Brexit

The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018) came into force on 25th May 2018, alongside the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Much has been written about it, both right and wrong. The purpose of the DPA 2018 is nicely summarised by the … Continue reading

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Making GDPR British: New Regulations set out the UK’s post Brexit DP landscape

On 19thDecember 2018, just when you thought that you have finally made sense of the UK’s data protection regime, the government published new regulations with the catchy title, “The Data Protection, Privacy and Electronic Communications (Amendments etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019.” There are sixty one pages of regulations to navigate, before 29thMarch 2019, with only one page of explanatory notes. And you though Theresa May had problems! Continue reading

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GDPR is here to stay but what happens next?

It’s official. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is here to stay; well beyond April 2019 when the UK is likely to finally leave the European Union. On 24th October 2016, the Secretary of State Karen Bradley MP used her … Continue reading

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Data Protection Reform after Brexit. Does GDPR still matter?

According to the new Prime Minister “Brexit means Brexit.” But what does Brexit mean for UK Data Controllers who are planning for implementation of the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)? The short answer is keep calm and carry on. … Continue reading

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DP and #GDPR after #Brexit

For the last six months, Data Protection experts, novices and agnostics have talked of little else but the General Data Protection Regulation, the new version of Data Protection law that will hold sway consistently across the 28 members of the … Continue reading

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To Brexit or not to Brexit…

                  That is the question on everyone’s lips right now. With the EU referendum looming, the next big question is, How will the GDPR affect us should we decide to leave the … Continue reading

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