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European Commission publishes draft UK adequacy decision following Brexit

Businesses appear increasingly likely to be able to continue freely transferring data between the EEA and the UK, as the European Commission publishes a draft adequacy decision in respect of the UK
25 February 2021

CJEU ruling on Privacy International case; could it frustrate UK’s GDPR Adequacy Decision?

Data transfers to the UK could be affected by a recent ruling on state surveillance measures and the EDPB’s recently updated European Essential Guarantees following Schrems II
09 December 2020

ICO issues Q&A on the UK's data protection landscape after the Brexit transition period

Ahead of the end of the Brexit transition period, the ICO has issued a guidance note on the key impacts of the expiry of the transition period
14 August 2020

UK-US data sharing poses risk to UK’s GDPR adequacy decision application

With the Brexit transition period fast approaching, obstacles to the UK’s adequacy decision application remain

27 July 2020

CJEU issues verdict on EU-US Privacy Shield and Model Clauses

Privacy Shield invalid but the Model Clauses remain effective. Focus is now on supervising authorities to control and monitor data flows to third countries
17 July 2020

UK government changes tack on contact tracing app

The UK government has announced the contact tracing app is moving from a ‘centralised’ to a ‘de-centralised’ model, but what does this mean for user privacy?
30 June 2020

The ICO publishes updated guidance on COVID-19 testing in the work place

As the retail sector gradually reopens, the ICO has updated its advice on how to perform COVID-19 testing and screening in compliance with GDPR
23 June 2020

COVID-19: ICO issues guidance on workplace testing for employers

In this article we look at the ICO’s latest guidance on workplace testing during the current pandemic and highlight the key issues organisations should address
27 May 2020

You’ve discovered a cyber or data breach – what should you do next?

This article highlights the key issues a business needs to address in the immediate aftermath of a cyber or data incident
22 May 2020

COVID-19: Legal implications of the UK Government’s new contact-tracing app

We investigate the data protection implications of contact-tracing apps, as the UK Government begins trialling the new NHSX app this week
07 May 2020

Group litigation for personal data breaches – where are we now?

A new wave of group litigation under data protection legislation means that businesses need to be increasingly vigilant when negotiating data protection indemnities
14 February 2020

Attorney General issues opinion on validity of Privacy Shield and Model clauses

Model Clauses remain valid but doubts cast over Privacy Shield
23 December 2019
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