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UK officials upbeat on EU data adequacy decision in coming months despite delays

By Jakub Krupa
  • 12 Jan 2021 11:59
  • 12 Jan 2021 12:16
The UK expects the European Commission to conclude its “data adequacy” assessment within four months as its regulatory equivalence gives the bloc “no reason” to drag its feet, a UK minister said today.
Data minister John Whittingdale said he doesn’t foresee that all six possible months of a bridging mechanism

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Jakub Krupa

Senior Correspondent

Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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