ResourcesJuly 21, 2022US and UK Data Access Agreement to enter into force on 3 October 2022

A release of the US Department of Justice reports that the US and UK intend to bring into force the Agreement on Access to Electronic Data for the Purpose of Countering Serious Crime (“Data Access Agreement”), which was signed in 2019, on Oct. 3, 2022. It will be the first agreement of its kind, allowing each country’s investigators to gain better access to vital data to combat serious crime whilst still protecting privacy rights. Find the release here.