Region: United Kingdom

Data centre giant Equinix leaves ICO for Dutch watchdog

Data centre market-leader Equinix has chosen the Dutch regulator as its lead authority for its binding corporate rules as the UK prepares to completely leave the EU, GDR can reveal.

24 July 2020

EDPB warns of looming UK binding corporate rules deadline

Companies using binding corporate rules greenlit in the UK must seek approval for the transfer mechanism from other EU regulators by the end of the year.

23 July 2020

ICO adtech enforcement may be stalled to 2021

The UK Information Commissioner’s Office may not restart its work on data protection issues in the adtech ecosystem until next year, it has said.

21 July 2020

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

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