The rapid, changing privacy landscape has shown no signs of slowing down in 2022. In the UK, the Government introduced the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill following much anticipation. However, following recent announcements, the Bill is now on hold. Elsewhere, the ICO welcomed a new Commissioner and has issued new guidance as well as updates on its strategic plans and direction.
In the EU, the GDPR marked its 4th birthday this year, and the EU’s Digital and Data Strategy continues to gather pace. The AI Act, the Data Act, the DMA, the DSA, the DGA – a host of new laws to become familiar with.
Finally, of course, international data transfers have continued to remain under the spotlight as the UK embarks on its journey to facilitate global data flows, negotiations over a Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework continue, and organizations continue to operationalize new contractual clauses and agreements.
Join this panel discussion to learn more about the key privacy updates for the UK and the EU, what to expect in the coming year, and how to manage regulatory change within your privacy program.
Key takeaways include:
- An understanding of the UK’s data protection direction
- Discussion around proposed, new EU laws and their impact
- What organizations can be doing to manage ongoing regulatory change