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The CLOUD Act has been enacted, effectively mooting the closely watched United States v. Microsoft case and marking a watershed moment in federal and international surveillance law. The Act codifies mechanisms for both US and...

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This post has been updated to reflect that the WP29 has since released updated guidance. In our recent blog post on the Article 29 Working Party’s draft guidance on the GDPR’s breach notification requirements, we...

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This post has been updated to reflect that the WP29 has since released updated guidance. Most companies handling personal data of EU residents know that the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will impose mandatory data...

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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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