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GDPR: Is it a transfer? Is it not a transfer? It’s EDPB guidance on Chapter V

The European Data Protection Board (EDPB) recently adopted Guidelines 05/2021 (the Guidelines) on the interplay between what it means to be outside the European Economic Area (EEA) but directly applicable to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what constitutes an international transfer under Chapter V of the GDPR. The Guidelines set out a ‘cumulative’ … Continue Reading

New SCCs: Ireland amends its legislation to allow for third-party rights

The European Commission’s (EC) International Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs), which we previously discussed here, contain extensive third party beneficiary rights. The EC’s decision made clear that with these new international transfer SCCs, the parties can decide for themselves which EU Member State law will govern their SCCs, provided that the Member State’s laws allowed for … Continue Reading
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