The Cost of Data Inadequacy

The Economic Impacts of the UK Failing to Secure an EU Data Adequacy Decision

Report by New Economics Foundation, UCL European Institute

Following the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020, the legal basis for transferring personal data across the Channel fundamentally changes. Unless the UK receives an adequacy decision from the EU, businesses and other organisations will no longer be able to freely transfer data from the EU to the UK, without putting in place their own additional measures.

This landmark report outlines the economic cost and implications of the UK not receiving an adequacy decision from the EU.

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