Tagged: GDPR

Privacy

The end of the EU-US Privacy Shield scheme – One aspect of a larger problem with ‘sensitive data’ transfer between the UK and the EU

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has just rendered the EU-USA Privacy Shield invalid. This is what allows EU members to move data to the USA without worrying about GDPR. How are UK companies going to navigate this monumental shift when the transition out of the EU concludes at the end of 2020? Bloor Practice Lead David Norfolk provides some potential avenues.

GDPR: Where are we now? And what happens next?

Quite a lot will now go down to the regulator’s appetite. If they are inconsistent, too heavy-handed or too lenient, focus only on the GAFA, or pick the wrong battles with small firms, they will dilute the act, endanger their credibility and lose momentum.

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