GDPR is dead, long live UK GDPR

As the UK moves away from Europe, what does that mean for data privacy both now and in the future?

Speaking to CIR Magazine, Steve Kuncewicz discusses exactly what Brexit means for data protection rules and warns of increased action against those who breach the law.

Steve said, "Data protection was one of the key negotiations leading to the completion of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement and GDPR has now ceased to be directly enforceable in the UK. The 'UK GDPR' as it is now effectively known, is new legislation that transposes the positions of the original GDPR into UK Law."

He continues, "The UK and EU have put in place a six-month bridge period to allow personal data to move without disruption between the UK and EU over the course of this 'further transparency transition period.'

To read the full article (Jan/Feb edition) with Steve's commentary, please click here to be redirected to the CIR website - please note a subscription is required.

Disclaimer: This document does not present a complete or comprehensive statement of the law, nor does it constitute legal advice. It is intended only to highlight issues that may be of interest to clients of BLM. Specialist legal advice should always be sought in any particular case.

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