04/01/2021

EU Commission

Post-Brexit data protection final arrangments

The UK and EU have agreed upon a 6-month extension period for personal data flows, allowing the necessary time to complete the adequacy process. Here is a quick recap of the key events and details:

30th December 2020:

  • DLA Piper released an excellent summary of the data protection implications covering the legal framework, cross-border data flows, and dual regulatory exposure, which are critical for businesses to maintain between the EU and UK.

28th December 2020:

  • ICO issues statement following the announcement on the extended period for personal data flows.
  • Privacy and Information Security Law blog looking at what the trade deal means for post-Brexit data flows. 

24th December 2020:

21st December 2020:

  • ICO issues statement urging UK businesses to prepare to keep data flowing once the transition period has ended.

8th December 2020:

  • Politico report EU & UK consider short term data transfer solution.
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