DIFC collaborates with UK on protection of international data transfers

Mark Battersby
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Dubai International Financial Centre has formally engaged with the UK's Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Department to establish equivalence with its data protection law. The collaboration between the two organisations comes as part of the UK's overall approach to international data transfers, including establishment of an International Data Transfers Experts Council, in addition to the assessments of DIFC and five other top priority jurisdictions, it said in a statement on 27 August.  This process is to determine whether Data Protection Law, DIFC Law No. 5 of 2020 (DP L...

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