International Privacy

The FTC has announced a proposed Privacy Shield-related settlement, alleging that a company falsely stated that it was in the process of being certified under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework because it “did not complete...

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Like most reading this article, we have been very busy over the last couple of years preparing our clients for the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). In advising companies that range from start-ups to...

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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 EU-U.S. Privacy Shield is official. This post explains what Privacy Shield is, what it requires, what has changed since the first version proposed in February 2016, how to join, and the benefits of joining...

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Representatives from EU member states have given their approval of the revised Privacy Shield data transfer program, setting the stage for its formal approval and implementation in the immediate future. According to European Commission Vice-President...

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First Post-Safe Harbor Fines Issued

June 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

For the first time since the Safe Harbor was invalided by the European Court of Justice in October 2015 (see related blogs here, here, and here), an EU regulator has issued fines to three companies...

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