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Schrems Strikes Again? The Future of EU Standard Contractual Clauses

By Gail Crawford and Calum Docherty On October 3, 2017, the Irish High Court announced that it will make a reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) for a preliminary ruling on the validity of the Standard Contractual Clauses, which allow companies in the European Economic Area (EEA) to transfer personal data … 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

DIFC in Dubai Says Transfer to US Cannot Rely on Safe Harbor

By Brian Meenagh On October 26, 2015, Raja Al Mazrouei, the Commissioner for Data Protection for the Dubai International Financial Centre (the DIFC), issued guidance on the adequacy of US Safe Harbor for the purpose of exporting personal data from the DIFC. The guidance is significant for organisations that transfer personal data from the DIFC to the … Continue Reading

German Government Does Not Criticize Safe Harbor

The German Government does not see any need for them to take action with regard to the US-American “Safe Harbor” framework which has become subject to growing criticism. In a response to a query made by the SPD parliamentary group dated 25 October 2010 the Government refers the issue to the European Commission and the … Continue Reading