International

Most companies handling personal data of EU residents know that the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will impose mandatory data breach notification requirements, but the Regulation leaves several fundamental questions unanswered. The Article 29 Working...

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What happens when a foreign law enforcement agency seeks information from a U.S.-based communications service provider in order to obtain evidence in an investigation? U.S.-based companies often must consider whether and how to respond to...

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When an elusive defendant disappeared from Canada amid a trade secrets case, a Canadian trial court, finding itself out of options, turned to Google to try to enforce its orders. The court issued an injunction...

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What to Know About the Swiss-U.S Privacy Shield

January 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

The United States and Switzerland have finalized a Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework that is nearly identical to the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. The Swiss Shield codifies the requirements of Article 6 of the Swiss Federal Act...

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The Moscow City Court upheld an enforcement request made by Roskomnadzor, Russia’s telecommunications and media compliance watchdog, to blacklist LinkedIn. Without any hearing of evidence or findings of fact, LinkedIn was declared to be in...

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In one of the most important decisions of the summer, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals held that the U.S. government could not compel Microsoft to disclose user data stored exclusively in its Dublin, Ireland...

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