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Not Granting GDPR Adequacy to the UK Would Be a Mistake

by Eline Chivot
Elizabeth Denham UK Information Commissioner

As part of the two-year review of the GDPR, the European Commission said that it “cannot predict” whether the UK, now an ex-EU member, will be fit for a data transfer adequacy agreement with the EU, on the grounds that the UK might adjust its national legislation to deviate from the GDPR. But threatening to make it harder for the UK to engage in digital trade with the EU is a misguided move.

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Image credits: Wikimedia Commons.

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