On 3 October, at the Conservative Party conference (the “Conference”), the UK government outlined a revised plan for its reform of the UK General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). Organisations can expect the UK government to propose amendments to the Data Protection and Information Bill (the “Bill”) or to restart the process of reform altogether…

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The current UK government are yet to release details as to the proposed new data protection regime. However, it is very likely that the UK’s data protection framework will see reform in 2023. Once details of the new regime are released, organisations will need to take a fresh look at the data protection they have in place and make changes to ensure compliance with any new requirements. Cleveland & Co can assist you in making this assessment, putting in place any relevant documentation, and ensuring compliance with both the UK and EU regimes.

For more information on the future of UK financial services regulation and any guidance or advice, Cleveland & Co External in-house counsel™, your specialist outsourced legal team, are here to help.

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