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The revised version of the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill has had its second reading in Parliament as the government presses on with post-Brexit changes, but critics remain sceptical that the EU will be convinced to maintain the UK's data adequacy agreement.
Steptoe | Brexit One Year On 18/01/2023
However, this article seeks to describe, as far as possible, how Brexit has affected the business and regulatory environment across the full range of areas covered by Steptoe and Johnson practices so far, and to identify issues of potential future concern for companies.
Further amendments to the replacement for GDPR are likely, DCMS official says.
Concerns raised over government drive to implement distinct post-Brexit policy. / Legal experts say UK government plans to create new data protection laws will make more work and add costs for business, while also creating the possibility of challenges to data sharing between the EU and UK.
Is a big British version of GDPR likely to balance the demands of consumers, advertisers and media owners alike? We ask marketers what they think of the UK’s planned divergence.
Brexit dividend? 'Newly independent' UK will be world's 'data hub', claims digital minister 06/10/2022
Amid inevitable talk of 'red tape' cutting at ruling party conference, data protection experts are concerned.
An analysis of the total cost to U.K. businesses if the country fails to gain an adequacy agreement from the European Commission once it leaves the bloc at the end of the year — creating barriers to inbound data flows from the EU — suggests the price in pure compliance terms could be between £1 billion and £1.6 billion.
Not evident in the statement is the inconvenient fact that diverging too far from the EU’s data protection regime — the General Data Protection Directive — could have consequences for UK businesses which regularly share data with units based in the EU or its economic area.
However, simply because we can diverge does not mean that we should diverge; the benefits are negligible at best. The likely result would be the United Kingdom no longer being recognised as a “trusted partner” in the field of data security and the end of a free flow of data.
Data flows: Data post-Brexit 26/04/2022
A Brexit agreement for data transfers between the UK and the EU was agreed last year – how might it affect the data analytics industry? By Liam Kay.
Show us that benefits outweigh the cost, BCS challenges government.
If the UK cannot meet European Union standards, it will become a global data pariah.
Cronofy - Back to EU 27/01/2022
While the UK has now left the EU, Cronofy is about to re-join. The UK government's plans to weaken data privacy laws is the final straw.
Post-Brexit issues for the NHS 19/01/2022
There are a number of measures that the UK Government must take in order to address the challenges of leaving the EU's single market.
EU-UK relations: There is no steady state 26/10/2021
The EU suspects the UK is deliberately stoking political tension in Northern Ireland in order to wriggle out of treaty commitments it never intended to honour.
Bob Hancké reports on a recent study which suggests not only that the agreement has made trade in goods between the UK and the EU very difficult, but that it has also severely limited Britain’s ability to conclude free trade agreements with the rest of the world.
Recently, the government launched a wide-ranging consultation on proposed changes to the UK’s data landscape, with Brussels’ warnings that it will sever a data-sharing agreement with the UK if the proposed reforms are found to pose a threat to EU citizens’ privacy.
Hyperforce data sovereignty comes to France and Germany, but Brexit Britain must wait its turn 21/09/2021
Salesforce is extending its Hyperforce data sovereignty offering to the European Union (EU), but Brexit Britain won’t be part of the program until next year despite being the firm’s second largest market outside of the US.
It's now been five years since the United Kingdom voted in a referendum to leave the European Union, and six months since it actually left.
With an adequacy decision for the UK looming, Laura Irvine, a Partner at law firm Davidson Chalmers Stewart, shares her insights on how this will affect storing data in the cloud.
The UK’s Data Dilemma 20/03/2021
But this leaves the U.K. with a large data elephant in the room. What happens if the UK awards an adequacy decision to a country which does not have an adequacy decision with the EU?