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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


The impact of Brexit on Personal Data Flows to the UK

29 December 2020

On 24 December 2020, the United Kingdom ("UK") and the European Union ("EU") announced they had agreed on a post-Brexit "EU-UK Trade and Cooperation" Agreement (the "EU-UK Agreement"), which the EU plans to bring to provisional application on 1 January 2021 before being fully ratified. The EU UK Agreement reinforces the parties' commitment to privacy and data protection and contains provisions regulating the flow of personal data between the EU and the UK.

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