Tag archives: cross-border data transfer

UK Government guidance on continued EU-UK data flows upon a no deal Brexit

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightOn 13 September 2018 the UK government’s Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport published a notice, Data Protection If There’s No Brexit Deal (the Notice). The Notice sets out the actions UK organisations should take to enable the continued flow of personal data between the UK and the EEA in the event that the … Continue reading

German DPAs: 500 Companies to be Audited on Data Exports

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightTen German data protection authorities (DPAs), led by the Berlin DPA, announced today that they will send formal questionnaires to about 500 companies in Germany to assess the scope of the companies’ cross-border data transfers. In a press release, the DPAs pointed out that the export of personal data to non-EU countries has become a … Continue reading

FTC Commissioner Julie Brill comments on EU-US Privacy Shield

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightFTC Commissioner Julie Brill sat down this morning with the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation to discuss the EU-US Privacy Shield, the new framework for transatlantic transfer of personal data announced earlier this week. Commissioner Brill began by discussing the agreement generally, and provided valuable insight on the role of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) … Continue reading

EU and US reach agreement on cross-border data transfer framework, but uncertainty remains

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightOn February 2, 2016, the European Commission and the United States reached an agreement on a new framework to permit transatlantic transfers of personal data.  The new framework — named “EU-US Privacy Shield”  — is slated to replace the US-EU Safe Harbor framework that was invalidated by the Court of Justice for the European Union.… Continue reading
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