German DPAs Launch Audit of International Data Transfers After Schrems II

Nine German DPAs will participate in a coordinated audit of companies in Germany regarding their transfers of personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA). The new initiative aims to enforce the requirements set forth by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in its Schrems II decision of almost 11 months ago. The DPAs will contact an unspecified number of companies under their supervision with aligned questionnaires. Each DPA decides independently in which areas it will act and whether the questionnaires should be regionally adapted.

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