Progress

Current status
under deliberation
05 Jul 2022 adopted
26 Aug 2021 under deliberation

Scope

Implementers
Republic of Korea
United Kingdom
Policy Area
Data governance
Policy Instrument
Cross-border data transfer regulation
Regulated Economic Activity
cross-cutting
Government Branch
executive
Government Body
central government
Implementation Level
bi- or plurilateral agreement

Timeline of events

05 Jul 2022
adopted

Announced agreement in principle regarding UK-Korea data adequacy

On 5 July 2022, the governments of the United Kingdom and the Republic of Korea announced they had reached an agreement in principle regarding data adequacy. The agreement acknowledges the data protection regime of the two countries as adequate, all…

Source
Event type treaty
Action type adoption
Government branch executive
Government body central government
26 Aug 2021
under deliberation

Announced negotiations on UK-Korea data adequacy agreement

On 26 August 2021, the government of the United Kingdom announced the start of negotiations on a data adequacy partnership with the Republic of Korea. The bilateral agreement would allow organisations to transfer data between the two countries witho…

Source
Event type treaty
Action type passage
Government branch executive
Government body central government