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The European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) plans to release further guidance in the coming months on specific steps that companies can take to export personal data from the European Economic Area to locations in the...

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Another Privacy Shield Bites the Dust

September 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

While not outright eliminating the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield, the Swiss Data Protection Authority, the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC), announced in a position paper on September 8, 2020 that he no longer considers the Swiss-U.S....

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This article was originally published in the IAPP Daily Dashboard on August 19, 2020. By invalidating the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield but not rejecting wholesale the use of standard contractual clauses to transfer data to the...

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On July 9, 2020, the Italian Data Protection Authority (“Garante”) issued a 16.7 million euro fine against Wind Tre S.p.A., an Italian telecom operator, for a number of unlawful data processing activities related to direct marketing under...

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Today the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) ruled that: The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework (“Privacy Shield”) is no longer a valid mechanism for exportation of personal data from the European Economic Area (“EEA”) to...

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The British Are Coming . . . and They’re Bringing Their Own Legal Process Starting on July 8, 2020, for the first time, U.S. companies will be receiving binding legal process directly from the UK...

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In the year since the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) went into effect on May 25, 2018, companies worldwide have been adapting to the new privacy rules—and EU regulators have also been busy adjusting to the new...

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On March 21, 2019, Advocate General Maciej Szpunar (“Advocate General” or “AG”) of the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) issued an opinion in which he recommended that the Court rule that pre-checked boxes...

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The EU’s highest court may be poised to allow Google and other search engines to honor most right-to-be-forgotten requests in a way that impacts only searches from within the EU, i.e., without affecting results for...

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A Canadian law that goes into effect on November 1st will require companies to maintain a record of all breaches, regardless of whether they are reportable. We’ve previously written about the Canadian law that will...

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