Data Protection Bill to receive Royal Assent 23rd May

Regulation

According to the Parliament website both the House of Commons and House of Lords have agreed on the text of the Data Protection Bill which now awaits Royal Assent, which is scheduled for tomorrow (23rd May 2018). The Bill will become the Data Protection Act 2018. It’s main aims are to: implement the GDPR into …

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UK Government publishes its planned data protection reforms

UK Government & Data Protection

It was in the Tory manifesto and the Queen’s Speech back in June, so it’s no surprise that we’re getting a Data Protection Bill. We don’t have the actual Bill yet (looks like that is likely to have it’s initial reading in Parliament in September), but today (7th August) the Department for Digital, Culture, Media …

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Why lack of certainty is probably not helping GDPR compliance

which direction for law

If it wasn’t hard enough to convince businesses in the UK that they really should be thinking about how their organisation will be impacted by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) next year, we’ve got to also think about the ePrivacy Regulations (which the EU wants to come into force at the same time as …

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