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New Data Privacy Framework Announced to Facilitate Data Transfer Between the US and EU

On 25 March 2022, in a joint press conference, the President of the European Commission (EC) Ursula von der Leyen and President of the United States (US) Joseph Biden announced an agreement “in principle” for a new framework to facilitate data transfers between the US and European Union (EU).

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Tech Trends for 2022

No one can tell the future, but at this time of year we can indulge in some crystal ball gazing!

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Current status of international data transfer rules

Within the last 12 months or so, two recent privacy law developments have had tremendous implications for companies controlling, processing and transferring data between the UK, EU and elsewhere: (i) the European Court of Justice Schrems II decision, and (ii) of course, Brexit. Both have thrown new challenges and questions into the mix for companies transferring data across the Atlantic, and involved in cross-border investment activities.

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Brexit Implications and GDPR

Believe it or not, we have been enjoying a period of relative stability during 2020 – at least when it comes to Brexit. That is because we are still in the transition period, set to expire at midnight on 31 December, 2020.

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Mad Max II

Max Schrems has spoiled US plans for dealing with data from European countries for a second time. On 15th July, the CJEU issued a judgment which invalidated the U.S. Privacy Shield. This had previously enabled data transfers between the U.S. and the EU without the need for any alternative transfer mechanisms. 

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