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European Commission Finds Privacy Shield “Adequate” But Uncertainty Remains

As we predicted  last week, the European Commission has moved swiftly to issue an adequacy decision that formally adopts an agreement finalized with the US Department of Commerce in June concerning arrangements to legitimize the transfer of EU personal data to the US. The much anticipated “EU-US Privacy Shield” arrangements will replace the Safe Harbor regime, … Continue Reading

EU Member States Pave Way for Approval of EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

European Commission Vice-President Andrus Ansip and DG Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová jointly announced today that representatives of EU Member States have voted to approve the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.  The Privacy Shield is the heavily negotiated framework for legitimizing transatlantic data flows that will replace the Safe Harbor arrangements, which were invalidated following a decision issued … Continue Reading