After Brexit, the EU must decide if UK data protection is adequate
After Brexit the European Commission will decide whether the UK provides equivalent data protection standards to GDPR and other EU legislation.
The adequacy assessment is going to be a key test of the UK’s data privacy standards and achieving adequacy will be far from straightforward. The UK has committed to maintaining GDPR standards post-Brexit but this is not the whole picture for data protection compliance, and when it comes to the protection of fundamental rights there are difficult questions to be addressed.
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