A central part of the EU’s ambitious privacy legislation, the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, was put to the test recently, with a European court asked to rule on whether Belgium’s data-privacy regulator had the right to pursue an investigation into Facebook. The question went to the heart of a central mechanism of the GDPR: the so-called one-stop-shop. But the EU court’s ruling wasn’t as cut and dried as some may have hoped. Also on this week’s podcast: UK steelmakers are facing stiffer competition from foreign rivals, while also facing limits on selling in their competitors’ markets. The predicament is linked to “safeguards” — trade tools that have highlighted trade-policy differences between the UK and the EU in a post-Brexit world.
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