Region: United Kingdom

European Commission accelerates UK adequacy efforts

The European Commission has redoubled its efforts towards a possible UK adequacy decision, saying it hopes to finish its assessment before the end of the year.

10 July 2020

Horse racing data providers clash again

A company that sells horse race-related data and footage to bookmakers has attacked a judgment that held it liable for unauthorised collection, use and sale of data from race courses.

08 July 2020

UK competition regulator: force Google to share data

The UK’s antitrust enforcer has called for the creation of a new body with powers to force companies to share data with competitors.

03 July 2020

Revealed: details of the British Airways class action

A group of claimants allegedly harmed by the British Airways data breach has brought multiple arguments to hold the airline liable – including to claimants whose data was not actually affected.

24 June 2020

UK makes belated switch to decentralised contact tracing

The UK government has switched to the decentralised model for its contact-tracing app – months after disregarding the ICO’s recommendation that it do so.

19 June 2020

UK adequacy woes deepen

The head of the European Data Protection Board has cast further shadow over the UK’s hopes of achieving adequacy when it leaves the EU.

16 June 2020

The data revolution happening in professional services

KPMG’s former head of digital disruption is now leading the charge to revolutionise the way data is used and analysed in the auditing and professional services industry.

16 June 2020

UK set to alter cybersecurity framework

The UK government is looking to amend enforcement powers and mandatory breach notification thresholds associated with EU critical infrastructure cybersecurity rules.

04 June 2020

LexisNexis risk database faces GDPR lawsuit

An exiled Rwandan businessman has sued LexisNexis Risk Solutions, alleging a global risk and compliance database run by a US subsidiary committed a slew of GDPR violations.

26 May 2020

UK adequacy decision in doubt

A UK adequacy decision looks more unlikely than ever after the EU’s top Brexit negotiator slammed the UK government’s insistence on lowering existing data protection standards.

21 May 2020

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