- ICO counts the days until EU influence falls away
- What is the background?
- What inconsistencies arise during the transition period?
- What about EDPB meetings?
- Will the ICO have observer status longer term?
MLex: While businesses in the UK that handle personal data do not face immediate disruption to their data processing or transfers after the UK’s exit from the EU on 31 January 2020, upheaval and uncertainty is just days away for the country’s data-protection watchdog. In particular, the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is bracing itself for an increasingly diminished role on the umbrella group for national EU regulators, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB). Almost the only thing clear about its future influence is that it will be severely curtailed.
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