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The Great Repeal Bill—examining the impact on information law

Published on: 17 May 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The Great Repeal Bill—examining the impact on information law
  • What is the current volume of EU law in your practice area, and how important is EU case law?
  • Will new primary legislation be required—and, if so, what?
  • What are the key legislative deficiencies and amendments anticipated under the Great Repeal Bill?
  • Will any EU institutions be brought into the UK? What resources are required?
  • What is the likelihood of divergence between the UK and EU post-Brexit?
  • Are there opportunities for legal clarification? Or do you have any concerns about the direction the rules in this area could take?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: Liz Fitzsimons, partner at Eversheds Sutherland, examines what detail is included in the government White Paper and reiterates the importance of avoiding a divergence between UK and EU data standards in order to maintain the free flow of data from the EU27 to the UK following Brexit. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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