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Hamburg DPA leader addresses EU-US Privacy Shield

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On February 5, 2016, Article 29 Working Party member and head of the Hamburg Data Protection Authority, Prof. Dr. Johannes Caspar, spoke about the EU-US Privacy Shield.

Caspar observed that, once approved, the EU-US Privacy Shield system will initially be valid regardless of the decision of the European data protection authorities (DPAs). This is because the Privacy Shield will remain in force as long as it is not brought before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and declared invalid by the judges, as was done with the Safe Harbor framework in October 2015.

Caspar expects the … Continue Reading