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The European Commission and US Authorities Reach Agreement on TransAtlantic Data Flows
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, USA
  • February 4 2016

After months of intense negotiations, the European Commission and the US Government announced today an agreement on the EU-US Privacy Shield (see


The U.S. Judicial Redress Act and transatlantic data transfers
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • November 13 2015

On 20 October 2015, the U.S. House of Representatives unanimously passed the Judicial Redress Act (the "Act") which now awaits approval by the U.S


Frequently asked questions on the Advocate General's opinion on the US-EU Safe Harbor program
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, USA
  • September 25 2015

The Advocate General for the European Court of Justice has just issued a much anticipated, non-binding opinion regarding the EUUS Safe Harbor


Progress of Safe Harbor 2.0 - insights from the EU Commission's Vera Jourová
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, USA
  • November 13 2015

As the EU body leading the Safe Harbor 2.0 negotiations with the U.S. government, the EU Commission plays a crucial role in the current debate about


MacDermid, Inc. v. Deiter, 702 F.3d 725 (2d Cir. 2012)
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Canada, USA
  • March 25 2013

Plaintiff MacDermid Chemicals ("MacDermid"), a Connecticut company, decided to terminate the employment of Defendant Jackie Deiter, who worked and


5 myths about the US-EU Safe Harbor
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • European Union, USA
  • October 23 2015

I have been thinking a lot recently about the days at the U.S. Department of Commerce (DoC) back in the late 1990s when we negotiated the U.S.-EU


5 basics you need to know about biometrics
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • October 17 2015

Once confined to scientific research and criminal investigations, biometric data is now frequently used in everyday scenarios like building access


Cloud myths series - myth 4 - additional privacy law issues?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • December 14 2015

In part 4 of our Cloud Myths Series, we consider the issues under privacy laws when companies use cloud computing to share data internationally. You


New California Data Security and Breach Notification Requirements for 2016
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • January 18 2016

Businesses and government entities have been subject to data security breach notification requirements under California law for decades. In 2002


Cloud myths series - myth 3 - is cloud bad for data security?
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • USA
  • November 2 2015

The fact is that employee malice and negligence (e.g., lost laptop, smart phone, etc.) cause many data security breaches, and hacks by cybercriminals