Tech and data protection law, post-GDPR

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James Castro-Edwards of law firm Wedlake Bell argues that the UK needs to demonstrate that it protects personal data to EU standards as Brexit looms

The General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR') took effect on 25th May, replacing the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and the 1995 Data Protection Directive, from which the DPA stems. The Directive...

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