Tag Archives: International data transfer

International Data Transfers Face Further Setbacks: MEPs and the EDPS Reject the Privacy Shield & the Adequacy Challenge Spreads to EU Model Clauses

The options available to EU organisations for lawfully transferring personal data from Europe to the United States appear to be dwindling. In particular, there have been further setbacks to the approval of the Privacy Shield and, separately, a new legal challenge to the validity of EU model contract clauses. For more information click here to … Continue Reading

The Safe Harbor Ruling – FAQs and What Your Business Should Do Now

We previously issued a briefing on the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) ruling that declared all transfers of personal data from the EU to the United States under the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor Framework, including those conducted by vendors or suppliers, immediately invalid.  On 14 October 2015, we presented a webinar on this topic, including a practical discussion of the … Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About the Court of Justice of the European Union’s Safe Harbor Ruling: A Practical Discussion of the Impact and Solutions

Recent headlines continue to explore the ramifications of the Court of Justice of the European Union’s ruling declaring the long-standing EU U.S. Safe Harbor framework invalid. The decision will have widespread implications on how global corporations manage the international transfer of data. Please join Reed Smith on October 14, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. PT | … Continue Reading

New challenges created by China’s new draft cybersecurity law

In July 2015, China released its new draft cybersecurity law (the ‘Law’), which will potentially have far-reaching consequences for network operators and companies doing business in China. The Law regulates cross-border data transfers and gives individuals greater protection over their personal data, including granting them increased rights to access and amend their personal information. The … Continue Reading

Article 29 Working Party supports recognition of Processor BCRs in the Data Protection Regulation

In June, the Article 29 Working Party (‘Working Party’) wrote to the President of the European Commission, setting out its case for including a reference to Binding Corporate Rules for data processors (‘BCR-P’) in the forthcoming Data Protection Regulation. Binding Corporate Rules are one way in which data controllers or data processors in Europe can … Continue Reading
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