UK’s post-Brexit data regime: between EU privacy law and US surveillance law

What does the Schrems case mean for UK post-Brexit data flows? At the heart of the Schrems case is a conflict of laws – a conflict between EU privacy law and US surveillance law. After 31 December, the question about surveillance law turns around to point at the UK. Whichever way one looks at it, deal or no deal with the EU, UK surveillance law will be the determining factor, writes Monica Horten (LSE).


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/brexit/2020/07/31/uks-post-brexit-data-regime-between-eu-privacy-law-and-us-surveillance-law/