EU-US Privacy Shield

Privacy Shield and the GDPR: Inadequate Protection for Cross-border Data Transfers

Privacy Shield and the GDPR

On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued a landmark judgement that Privacy Shield is “invalid” because it does not provide “adequate protection” under Article 45 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for transfers of personal data of individuals located in the European Union to the United States.

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GDPR: One Month Post Enforcement

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On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), aimed at enacting strong consumer protection laws, was enforced.

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What are the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Principles?

With the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, the United States and the European Union share the goal of improving the privacy of citizens’ sensitive information. However, what makes the framework necessary is that each has a differing approach on how to manage the protection of information. The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework exists in order to provide consistent, […]

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Overview of the EU – U.S. Privacy Shield Framework

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Privacy Shield Framework The EU – U.S. Privacy Shield Framework was designed in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Commerce and European Commission to provide European and US companies a mechanism to comply with EU data protection requirements when transferring personal data from the European Union to the U.S. when engaging in transatlantic commerce. For […]

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