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21st February 2024 Issue no. 693

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Data Reform Bill published

Jon Baines, Senior Data Protection Specialist at Mishcon de Reya LLP, says: "The proposed reforms to data protection law are very significant for individuals and organisations and will no doubt be the subject of much Parliamentary debate before they are passed.

The Government is not taking forward a lot of the proposals it mooted last year, but this is still a major proposed set of changes. Many of the proposed reforms are clearly intended to be business-friendly.

The UK will, though, keep the current "UK GDPR" framework, which is strongly tied to the EU's GDPR. There is still a risk, though, that the European Commission will see some of the changes as a "step too far" and lead it to review the current "adequacy" framework permitting free transfer of personal data between the EU and the UK.

Key details from the proposed changes include:

15th June 2022

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