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EU – US Privacy Shield adequacy decision incorporated into the EEA Agreement

On 12 July 2016 the European Commission adopted an “adequacy decision” allowing for the transatlantic transfer of personal data from the EU to the US in accordance with the framework and principles of the EU-US Privacy Shield (the “Privacy Shield”). … Continue reading

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EU-US Privacy Shield first annual review announced following a challenging introduction

On 12 July 2016, the European Commission adopted an “adequacy decision” allowing for the transatlantic transfer of personal data from the EU to the US in accordance with the framework and principles of the EU-US Privacy Shield (the “Privacy Shield“). … Continue reading

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Shielded from Attack? Legal challenges to the EU-US Privacy Shield launched

In an arguably predictable data development, the Irish privacy advocacy group, Digital Rights Ireland, has issued proceedings to challenge the EU-US Privacy Shield regime in the European Courts.

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