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Expanding into the EEA or UK for the first time

Flag on December 13th, 2022

What are the main considerations when expanding into the European Economic Area (EEA) or the UK for the first time? We have created a checklist of the top 10 considerations for a business taking its first steps in the EEA or UK. Tax and social security Hiring staff Expatriates Check Immigration rules How to incentivise […]

UK GDPR – A new UK personal data transfer mechanism

Flag on January 3rd, 2022

What’s new? Eight months after the EU released their new standard contractual clauses for personal data transfers outside of the EEA, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued its version of the new standard contractual clauses (SCCs). Why? Following Brexit, the new EU SCCs did not come into effect in the UK. The UK needed […]

UK: Proposals for the protection of personal data finally published by the European Commission (the “Commission”)

on January 12th, 2010

Key objectives which will provide the framework for the EU’s revised protection of personal data legislation. The key objectives are those of: strengthening individuals’ rights; protecting sensitive data; making remedies and sanctions more effective; enhancing the single market dimension; ensuring high levels of protection of data transferred outside the EU and, more effective enforcement of […]