GDPR Post-Brexit

In case you missed this, some further impact of Brexit relating to Personally Identifiable Information and the GDPR. The European Data Protection Board has released a dry one-pager, with significant impact for those of us concerned about #dataprotection https://edpb.europa.eu/sites/edpb/files/files/file1/edpb_statement_20201215_brexit_en.pdf Facebook already has plans to weaken UK data protection, classifying us like California, not the EU, for data protection purposes. The clock is running, because our current Data Transfer and Protection protocols have been deemed "Adequate" only until 30th June 2021, by which time the EU will have made a final decision on the adequacy of the UK's arrangements for data. ...
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Euro-Shock

The aftershocks and impact on new trading rules are only just starting to be felt. New VAT rules, Customs/Duty regulations will add friction and cost to virtually every UK trading entity that works with the EU: https://lnkd.in/dVEf-8C # #trade #tariffs #internationaltrade https://www.euronews.com/2020/12/17/life-after-brexit-what-will-change-for-businesses-next-year-with-or-without-a-uk-eu-trade- Lack of queues in and around Dover does not mean that there are no problems: many hauliers, couriers and affected businesses are simply choosing to return lorries empty of goods. My friend imports #rothaus beer from the Black Forest in Germany. Now, shipping agents are required on both sides of the channel, increasing paperwork, uncertainty and delay. https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2021/jan/31/brexit-trade-troubles-teething-problems-endemic-disruption ...
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