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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

What you need to know about the new EU-U.S. data transfer pact

Rob Kamensky July 14, 2016
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The U.S. and EU have negotiated a new pact that would allow for U.S. companies to collect and store personally identifying information about EU citizens and to protect those citizens’ privacy pursuant to EU standards. So what are the requirements of this new Privacy Shield and what do they mean for U.S. companies doing business with European customers? READ MORE