A lawyer for Pinsent Masons believes there is an advantage for companies to avoid enforcement action for data protection breaches where they proactively outline what remedial actions they plan to take to the Information Commissioner's Office. The opinion is part of the law firms response to the DCMS plans to overhaul the UK's data protection regime in its consultation Data: a new direction. Pinsent Masons is behind the proposal outlined by the DCMS to "introduce a new voluntary undertakings process".
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