International Data Transfers – the Uncertainty Continues

International Data Transfers – the Uncertainty Continues

Following the announcement by the European Commission of the newly agreed EU-US Privacy Shield, the missing piece of the jigsaw was the Article 29 Working Party’s stance on the adequacy of the existing mechanisms in place—in particular, standard contractual clauses and binding corporate rules (BCR).

Tweet Like LinkedIn LinkedIn Google Plus

Safe Harbor Re-launched As the “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield” – but Doubts Are Already Raised That It Will Live to Survive a Battle

By | Technology Law Dispatch | February 3, 2016

After what seemed like sure defeat, an agreement on Safe Harbor has apparently been reached. Dubbed the “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield”, the regime will, subject to approval processes, replace the existing Safe Harbor arrangement which was invalidated 6 October 2015.

Tweet Like LinkedIn LinkedIn Google Plus