The European Data Protection Board’s annual report 2019 advises that in 2020, the EDPB will aim to provide guidance on data controllers and processors, data subject rights and the concept of legitimate interest.

The European Commission’s evaluation report of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), published on 24 June 2020, reported that the Commission is working on a comprehensive modernisation of standard contractual clauses, to update them in light of new requirements introduced by the GDPR. The aim is to reflect the realities of processing operations in the modern digital economy and consider the possible need, including in light of the Schrems II case in the Court of Justice, to further clarify certain safeguards.

As more firms are deploying systems which rely on artificial intelligence, the Information Commissioners’ Office has finalised its guidance on Explaining decisions made with AI. Links to the above are on

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