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Myth 7: Record keeping laws require data to stay local

Russia - May 24 2016 Fact is that some tax, bookkeeping and corporate laws in some jurisdictions historically required certain records to stay in-country. But such…


What every multinational company should know about the WP29 EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

European Union, USA - May 16 2016 The Working Party of European Union Data Protection Authorities (“WP29”) recently issued its opinion on the draft EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Adequacy…

Co-authors: Michael C. Egan, Amy C. de La Lama, Bernard (Brian) L. Hengesbaugh, Harry Valetk.


Baker & McKenzie's Global Surveillance Comparison Map

European Union, Global - May 16 2016 The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) raised the question whether the level of data protection in the USA is adequate and equivalent to…

Co-authors: Ian Walden, Dyann Heward-Mills, Joachim Scherer, Bernard (Brian) L. Hengesbaugh.


Myth 6: Following the Schrems ruling by the CJEU, data transfers from the EU to the U.S. are illegal

European Union, USA - May 10 2016 Fact is that it is not per se illegal to transfer data from the EEA to the U.S. What has changed is that the blanket permission for transatlantic…


Myth 5: Data in the US is endangered by the USA Patriot Act/the USA Freedom Act

USA - May 3 2016 Fact is that the United States enacted the USA Patriot Act in October 2001 to fight terrorism and money laundering activities. The statute’s title -…

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