The European Commission published a Notice to Stakeholders on the Withdrawal of the UK and EU Rules in the Field of Data Protection (the “Notice”) in early July. Along with a previous Notice to Stakeholders, the update reminds all stakeholders of the legal repercussions in relation to processing personal data, which need to be considered when European Union (EU) law ceases to apply to, and in, the UK at the end of the transition period on Dec. 31, 2020. As stated by The Notice, following the end of the transition period any transfer of personal data to the UK, other than that governed by Article 71(1) of the Withdrawal Agreement will not be treated as data shared within the Union. All relevant stakeholders will need to comply with the relevant Union rules applicable to transfers of personal data to third countries.


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