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

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose Fulbright

On 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

Heightened cybersecurity standards: a good bet for U.S. futures market participants

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose Fulbright

Members of the U.S. futures market will soon be measured against heightened cybersecurity standards geared towards enhancing incident preparation, prevention, and response among industry participants regulated by the National Futures Association (NFA)—a non-profit enforcement entity tasked with overseeing futures trading in collaboration with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).  Earlier this year, the NFA submitted an August 28, 2015 Proposed Interpretive Notice to the CFTC for review, seeking approval to implement new regulatory guidance ostensibly intended to clarify NFA Compliance Rules imposing an obligation of diligent supervision among NFA members. With the CFTC lending its approval on October 23, 2015, … Continue Reading