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What the Draft Brexit Agreement might mean for data protection

In case you missed it, the Cabinet in Westminster has “agreed” Theresa May’s draft Brexit Agreementfor moving the UK out the EU next year. Whilst the media continue to dissect the agreement and whether the Cabinet really does “back” the proposals, and discussions continue about the impact it has on the Northern Ireland border, the economy, what it will mean to business, etc… it’s also worth pointing out the the agreement also includes some bits […]

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Why lack of certainty is probably not helping GDPR compliance

If it wasn’t hard enough to convince businesses in the UK that they really should be thinking about how their organisation will be impacted by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) next year, we’ve got to also think about the ePrivacy Regulations (which the EU wants to come into force at the same time as the GDPR) and most recently an announcement by the UK Government that we’ll be getting a new Data Protection Act […]

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What does the Great Repeal Bill mean for data protection?

On 2nd February the UK Government published it’s white paper setting out the 12 principles which will guide the UK’s exit from the EU (Brexit). The plan includes “providing certainty and clarity” and “taking control of our own laws”. The principle for taking control of our own laws is an interesting one. It generally refers to a proposed Great Repeal Bill (introduced to Parliament back in October) which will remove the European Communities Act 1972 from UK law and […]