Privacy Shield – Replacement to Safe Harbor Agreed

05-02-2016

Author: Rob Corbet, Colin Rooney, and Olivia Mullooly



The mechanisms underpinning the transfers of personal data from the European Union to the United States have been the subject of intense scrutiny and discussion in recent years and particularly in recent months, arising from the following developments:

  • 6 October 2015: The Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) in the Schrems case held that Commission Decision 2000/520/EC in respect of Safe Harbor was invalid under European law.

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