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Records Management is Key to Any Data Protection Initiative

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Anisa Jaman

Updated for July 2022

Data protection has always been challenging for organisations, but the complexity of complying with a vast plethora of country-specific legislations – in addition to the GDPR – is truly taking the challenge to minefield proportions. Just recently, the UK government, for instance, announced that it is looking to reform the country’s data protection regime and to diverge from the GDPR. In fact, today privacy laws have been enacted in over 80 countries across the globe. This number is of course, set to grow.

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Is Your Firm’s Data Strategy ‘Agile’?

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Jon Wainwright

In light of Brexit, it’s good news indeed that the EU has acknowledged the UK’s adequacy for data transfers to the nation as a third country, both under the GDPR and the Law Enforcement Directive. Whilst we remain optimistic that this adequacy will be ratified within the coming weeks there are two further hurdles to jump – a non-binding EDPB (European Data Protection Board) advisory and all Member States to agree with the EU’s decision.

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