On 18 October, Bird & Bird published a briefing about the consultation paper issued in September, saying that it proposes a raft of changes to the UK’s data protection law. Some are small changes and clarifications intended to resolve uncertainties in the GDPR drafting, while others are fundamental reforms.  The consultation is open to all respondents until 19 November.  It says that the proposed changes would significantly change the UK’s data protection landscape and, some of this would be welcome while other proposals are problematic or unclear.

Any modest contributions for my time and ongoing expenses are welcomed!  I have a page where you can do so, and where one-off contributions start as low as $3, at

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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