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Will the Data Protection and Digital Information Bill (No 2) reduce the regulatory burden?

The next stage for DPDI Bill (No 2) is for it to receive its second reading in the House of Commons, writes Sarah Daun, partner at Womble Bond Dickinson.

Updated April 02, 2023 / Original April 02, 2023

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By Sarah Daun

Partner, Womble Bond Dickinson

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April 02, 2023 | 7:49 PM BST

After much speculation, DPDI Bill (No 2) is not quite the rewrite that was perhaps anticipated and is better described as a revised version of DPDI Bill (No 1). The reason for which is likely the delicate balancing act as the Government preserves the adequacy decision with the EU, whilst trying to reduce the regulatory burden on businesses. Whilst the DPDI Bill (No 2) will see the UK data protection regime moving further away from the EU data protection regime, the DPDI Bill (No 2) is not a radical change. 

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