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Comment: UK international data transfer tool enters with a whimper

The UK's latest attempt to establish itself as an international vanguard of data protection post-Brexit risks falling flat.

The UK version of the EU’s Standard Contractual Clauses — the most commonly-used legal mechanism to transfer personal data outside the bloc while retaining the protections afforded under the General Data Protection Regulation — came into force

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Sam Clark


Sam has covered data privacy and security in the UK and Ireland for MLex since November 2021. He previously covered data protection for trade publication Global Data Review, as well as reporting on technology, media and telecoms businesses for S&P Global. He has a bachelor’s degree in history and a master’s degree in journalism, both from the University of Kent.

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