The saga continues on the quest to improve the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Agreement (“Privacy Shield”), the framework that, if enacted, would permit transatlantic data flows from the EU to the U.S. Yesterday, the European Parliament approved a resolution asking the European Commission (the “Commission”) to (1) clarify the legal status of “written assurances” provided by the U.S., (2) implement the Article 29 Working Party (the “Working Party”) recommendations, and (3) revisit negotiations with the U.S. to improve Privacy Shield deficiencies.
While many of the recent most highly publicized data breaches have involved high-profile consumer brands, the life sciences sector is an increasingly attractive target for a cyber attack.
While many employers shifted some of their focus to the new overtime rules in the past couple of weeks, cybersecurity remains top of mind for most.
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The Board of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) released last month the report on its cyber risk coordination efforts.
On May 26, 2016, the European Parliament passed a resolution (2016/2727 (RSP)) calling on the European Commission (EC) to reopen negotiations with the United States to improve perceived “deficiencies” in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.
On May 16, four years after issuing a proposed rule, the FAR Council issued a final cybersecurity-related rule that reaches deep into the supply chain and is applicable to virtually all government contractors and subcontractors.
The Privacy Shield, proposed this past February and greeted with cautious optimism by European and U.S. regulators alike as a more robust “replacement” for the invalidated Safe Harbor framework, appears to be suffering death by a thousand paper cuts.