The new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force throughout the EU on 25 May 2018. The GDPR will replace existing data protection laws throughout the EU and introduce significant changes and additional requirements that will have a wide ranging impact on UK pension schemes. As the GDPR will come into force before the UK officially leaves the EU, UK pension schemes will need to comply with its requirements. Compliance will continue to be required once the UK leaves the EU.

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