UK begins to face up to post-Brexit data protection landscape

With the UK government having to adopt GDPR regulations ahead of Brexit, one legal expert expects the country’s global competitiveness to be reliant on matching or exceeding EU standards

Posted 10 November 2016 by Gary Flood

Latest headlines from our content partner 'Government Computing'Regardless of the future of the UK’s status outside of the EU in the coming years, the country is anticipated to try and ensure at least direct compliance with the bloc’s incoming data regulation principles and sharing agreements, not least as it looks to secure potential trade deals globally.

The European Parliament has earlier this year approved the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that will apply across all EU member states from mid-2018 as a means to grant citizens improved control over how their information is being shared.

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