Law expert advises to prepare for new data protection rule

BUSINESSES are been told to prepare for new data protection laws after a recent government announcement.

Thursday, 10th August 2017, 7:00 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 11:09 am
Jon Belcher from Blake Morgan

Blake Morgan’s law expert Jon Belcher has advised that the emphasis on maintaining cross-border data flows and the positive tone of the changes with impending Brexit were to be welcomed.

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Jon said: ‘The government is talking about data protection reform as a positive change to empower individuals, rather than as a damaging cost to organisations. There is a strong emphasis on maintaining cross-border data flows. In the uncertain world of impending Brexit, that is something to be welcomed.’