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Article 29 Working Party publishes updated guidance on adequacy referential

On 28 November 2017, the Article 29 Working Party (‘WP29’) published a working document updating its previous guidance on transfers of personal data to third countries (WP12), (‘WP29 Document’). WP29 has reviewed its earlier guidance in the context of the General Data Protection Regulation (‘GDPR’) and recent case law of the European Court of Justice … Continue Reading

In the Wake of Schrems: EU White List of Adequate Nations and Standard Contractual Clauses Under Review

Early last month, the European Commission tabled proposed amendments to its existing decisions on the adequacy of third countries’ data protection laws, and to its decisions on the EU standard contractual clauses. When the CJEU invalidated the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor framework in the Schrems decision last year, it set in motion a review of all … Continue Reading

Israel is welcomed to the ranks of EU-approved personal data destinations

This post was written by Nick Tyler. The EU Commission has recently approved Israel as a country providing “an adequate level of protection for personal data transferred from the European Union”. This follows a lengthy process which was nearly derailed, after Irish Government objections, following the assassination in Dubai last January of a Hamas official … Continue Reading
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