Memorandum proposes harmonising EU and UK BCR framework

11/01/2023 | Hogan Lovells

Hogan Lovells has published a memorandum on a potential shared EU-UK framework for binding corporate rules in order to facilitate international data transfers. The note was sent to the Data Protection Unit of the European Commission, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB), the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS). The memorandum reflects stakeholder opinions presented at a joint workshop in December 2022 and proposes implementing "a system of mutual recognition of authorisations with minimal or reduced scrutiny, which would be complemented by a regulatory cooperation" between EU DPAs and the ICO.

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