Adam Rose, Commercial and Data Protection Partner in Mishcon de Reya’s Intellectual Property Group, has been quoted in a Financial Times article, addressing the British government’s plans to introduce an independent, post-Brexit data regime.
Coined the “Brexit dividend” rule, the proposed regime would involve rewriting articles of the GDPR, watering down Britain's data protection rules and placing them in potential conflict with the EU.
On the implications for businesses of this new regime, Adam Rose commented:
“Companies have paid the price of achieving GDPR [General Data Protection Regulation] compliance. If the government turns around and says you didn’t need to bother doing any of that, or will have to jump through new hoops, that’s going to annoy them.”
The evolving data regulation and policy landscape post-Brexit has led to an increased need for data protection lawyers and compliance specialists.
Read the full article here.