The UK Digital Regulation Cooperation Forum (DRCF) – an initiative between the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), Ofcom and, from 1 April 2021, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – has published its Work Plan for 2021 to 2022.

The Work Plan sets out how the four regulators propose to cooperate

In June 2019, the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO“) produced a report on the advertising industry’s use of adtech and real time bidding (“RTB“) and whether UK data protection and e-marketing legislation was being complied with. The report criticised parts of the sector for not doing enough to safeguard personal data,