Many will have breathed a sigh of relief when the news filtered through that the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement agreed on 24 December included a temporary solution for the continued free flow of personal data between the EU and the UK. 

This ‘bridging’ solution is the next best thing to a formal adequacy decision, but what exactly does it do and are there any other implications for Brexit and data privacy? Our briefing discusses what the interim arrangements mean for businesses now, what the future may hold and the remaining implications of Brexit for data privacy compliance.