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The Commission’s Draft Updated Standard Contractual Clauses — A Close Look

The European Commission has published draft updated standard contractual clauses in light of the Schrems II decision. By Gail Crawford, Ian Felstead, Fiona Maclean, Serrin Turner, Tim Wybitul, Victoria Wan, and Amy Smyth On 12 November 2020, the European Commission (the Commission) published a draft implementing decision, annexing a draft set of updated standard contractual … Continue Reading

WEBCAST Safe Harbor: Staying Alive?

Speakers: Gail Crawford, Jennifer Archie, Ulrich Wuermeling On October 6, 2015, the European Court of Justice invalidated the EU Commission’s decision that had allowed companies to transfer personal data from the EU to the United States under the EU-US Safe Harbor Framework. Two months on, various bodies and EU privacy regulators have issued guidance, including … Continue Reading

European Data Protection Reform Focus of 2nd European Data Protection Day

A day-long conference on European data protection will be held in Berlin on May 7. Representatives of the European Commission and the Parliament, as well as EU member countries and legal practitioners will be taking part in the 2nd European Data Protection Day, organized by Euroforum. Privacy partner Ulrich Wuermeling, based in Latham’s Frankfurt office, … Continue Reading

DIFC to Seek Adequacy Approval

By Justin Cornish, Alice Marsden, Brian Meenagh On February 26, 2012 the Office of the Commissioner of Data Protection (OCDP) for the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) published its Strategic Plan for 2012-14. One of the key statements in the Strategic Plan is the statement of the OCDP’s intention to apply to the European Commission … Continue Reading
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