The seventh article of our series on “Big Data & Issues & Opportunities” ( delves into the implications on big data processing activities of the new EU legal framework governing the free flow of non-personal data across Member States’ borders and notably examines the challenging interplay between those new rules and the GDPR.


The series of articles has been made possible by the LeMO Project (, of which Bird & Bird LLP is a partner. The LeMO project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 770038..