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The EDPB provides guidance on data transfers and use of Model Clauses

Following the CJEU’s judgment in Schrems II, the EDPB has issued formal guidance on international data transfers as well as a new draft form of Standard Contractual Clauses
20 November 2020

ICO releases draft guidance on how it will calculate financial penalties

The ICO has published draft guidance on its proposed regulatory approach when enforcing data protection law in the UK
23 October 2020

COVID-19: The NHS launches its contact-tracing app

Following the launch of the UK Government’s contact-tracing app in England and Wales last month, we discuss how it works, and the data protection issues that have been addressed since its launch
23 October 2020

Buckle up: Age Appropriate Design Code – the 12 month countdown

On 2 September, the Age Appropriate Design Code (the ‘Code’) came into effect, allowing for a 12 month transition period for companies to comply with the Code
14 September 2020

Google/Fitbit deal runs into competition issues

Competition and data authorities are increasingly using their powers over tech companies; Google/Fitbit is just one example
19 August 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

EDPB update on international data transfers following the Schrems II judgment

The European Data Protection Board has published guidance on the implications of the Schrems II judgment, and its relevance for international data transfers
04 August 2020

Competition law: Spotlight on the musical instruments sector

The CMA has issued further fines against companies engaging in retail price maintenance in the musical instruments sector. We summarise the recent decisions

04 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

CMA calls for new regulatory regime for digital search and social media providers

The CMA has recommended that the government creates a new regime to regulate online platforms funded by digital advertising
20 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
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