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The UK's new health data strategy

On 13 June 2022, the Department of Health and Social Care released its new Strategy for the use of health and social care data in the UK (Data saves lives: reshaping health and social...


Hogan Lovells’ SCC tool for international data transfers

The European Commission published a set of modernized Standard Contractual Transfers (“new SCC”) that can be relied upon in order to carry out international transfers of...


EDPB interprets key international data transfers questions

On 18 November 2021, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) published its long-awaited Guidelines 05/2021 on the interplay between the application of article 3 and the provisions on...


UK ABPI transfer of value disclosures: transitioning from consent to legitimate interests

UK pharmaceutical companies have historically relied upon consent as the lawful basis for the disclosure of healthcare professionals’ personal data relating to transfers of value....


Hogan Lovells responds to the ICO consultation on international data transfers

Hogan Lovells’ Privacy and Cybersecurity team have made a formal submission to the Information Commissioner’s Office consultation on how organisations can continue to protect...


European Commission takes key step towards free flow of data to the UK

On February 19, the European Commission (EC) published the draft of its much hoped-for adequacy decision for transfers of personal data to the UK under the EU General Data Protection...


EDPB & EDPS adopt joint opinion on new transfer SCCs

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) weigh in on the new Standard Contractual Clauses proposed by the European Commission (EC) for...


ICO Publishes Detailed Guidance on Right of Access

On 21 October 2020 the UK data protection authority (ICO) published a new Right of Access Detailed Guidance (SAR Guidance), following the public consultation on the SAR Draft Guidance...


New data protection friendly eCommercial model clinical trial agreements now available

Updated versions of the UK model Clinical Trial Agreement (mCTA) and the Clinical Research Organisation model Clinical Trial Agreement (CRO-mCTA) have been published. Given the...

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