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CJEU invalidates EU-US Privacy Shield

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The Court of Justice of the European Union has invalidated Decision 2016/1250, which found that the EU-US Privacy Shield – a primary mechanism used by US companies to transfer personal data from the EU to the US – provided adequate protections for personal data. READ MORE

Will September assessment scuttle EU-US Privacy Shield?

April 7, 2017

Many more eyes than normal will be on what would ordinarily be a nondescript policy review of a data transfer agreement in September as the EU and US meet to assess the EU-US Privacy Shield. READ MORE

Did U.S. executive order signal trouble for EU citizen privacy rights?

February 13, 2017
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President Trump’s efforts to withdraw privacy protections for non-U.S. citizens are coming in direct conflict with recent efforts by the European Union to strengthen privacy protections for its citizens, no matter where in the world they travel. READ MORE

Swiss join the EU in reaching data transfer accord with the U.S.

January 19, 2017
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Like the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, the U.S.-Swiss Privacy Shield provides U.S. companies with a single mechanism for complying with Swiss data protection and privacy laws when transferring data from Switzerland to the U.S. READ MORE