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European Commission Vice President, Andrus Ansip, and the European Union’s Commissioner for Justice, Vera Jourová, announced that after “tough” negotiations, the United States and the European Union have agreed upon a new framework for transatlantic...

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New EU Privacy Rules: Top 10 Highlights

December 17, 2015 | 2 Comments

The new EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is here, following approval by a key European Parliamentary committee on December 17, 2015. Here are some highlights: Vast expansion of scope Worldwide application. The GDPR applies...

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Within the next three months the European Commission (EC) hopes to conclude negotiations forming a new safe harbor framework with the U.S. We’ve previously written about events surrounding the invalidation of the previous Safe Harbor...

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After more than six months of speculation, the draft Investigatory Powers Bill (“IPB”) was introduced in the House of Commons by Home Secretary Theresa May. With the draft IPB (dubbed the “Snooper’s Charter” by critics),...

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The European Union announced that it has reached an agreement in principle with the U.S. to form a new data transfer agreement, following the CJEU’s invalidation of Safe Harbor. See our previous Safe Harbor blogs...

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The Article 29 Working Party released a statement outlining the implications of the court decision invalidating the US-EU Safe Harbor. For affected businesses, the three principal takeaways from the Working Party’s Statement are: No Grace...

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