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EU Data Protection: In a Post-Privacy Shield, Sectorial Code of Conduct Could Lead the Way to Safeguard Data Transfers Outside the EU-EEA

A new regulation aimed at providing stakeholders with additional tools to self-regulate and safeguard the privacy of individuals in the European Union (EU) now requires global companies with the need to transfer data across the world to re-assess their data transfer mechanisms. The advantages of codes of conduct, such as Art. 40 GDPR and the […]


THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION’S STANDARD CONTRACTUAL CLAUSES: GOOD NEWS FROM THE ADVOCATE GENERAL, BUT WE’RE NOT OUT OF THE WOODS

Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs), as established by the European Commission, have long been used to safeguard personal data transferred outside the European Union (EU). But the companies that typically use SCCs need to be aware that they no longer provide the solid data transfer mechanism that they used to. As supervisory authorities are explicitly defined, […]




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