Introduction of the Data Protection Law 2020 in DIFC
31 Mar 2021Business Services
With rising concerns over the free movement of Personal Data and the minimal rights in place to protect the movement of data, a number of countries have come up with their own data protection laws. In the UAE, the Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC) has issued a new data protection law called ’Data Protection Law 2020’. The Law has come into force from 1 July 2020. A grace period of three months was provided to comply with the new regulations as enforcement began on 1 October 2020. This article discusses the main provisions of the new Law and its impact on businesses.