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EU to start UK data adequacy decision-making process in ‘weeks’, top official says

EU to start UK data adequacy decision-making process in ‘weeks’, top official says
Published on: 18 January 2021
Published by: MLex
  • EU to start UK data adequacy decision-making process in ‘weeks’, top official says
  • Transfers, surveillance
  • Interim solution

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Mlex: The European Commission (the Commission) is set to finalise its assessment of the UK’s data-protection framework and will trigger the data-adequacy process ‘in the coming weeks’, a senior EU official said on 14 January 2021. The decision comes amid speculation about a possible legal challenge against any final decision as lawmakers and privacy activists are concerned about the UK’s future regulatory divergence, onward transfers to the US, and surveillance laws. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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