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Farewell ‘Safe Harbor,’ Hello ‘Privacy Shield’: Europe and U.S. Agree on New Rules for Transatlantic Data Transfer
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • February 2 2016

After intense negotiations, and after the official deadline had passed on Sunday, 31 January 2016, the United States and the European Union have


The German perspective: EU and U.S. data protection “umbrella agreement”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • September 29 2015

After over four years of negotiations, the European Union and the United States have agreed on a framework data Protection Agreement on 8 September


Article 29 Working Party issues opinion on cloud computing
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • August 8 2012

The Article 29 Working Party on 1 July 2012 adopted Opinion 052012 on cloud computing (WP 196) in which it reviewed the rights and obligations placed on various parties when processing personal data in the cloud


Social networking sites could do more to protect minors’ privacy
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • November 29 2011

On 30 September 2011, the European Commission published a Report on an Assessment of the Implementation of the Safer Social Networking Principles for the EU


Safe Harbor update: House votes to pass Judicial Redress Act
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • October 22 2015

The Judicial Redress Act of 2015 (H.R. 1428) (Judicial Redress Act) is on its way to the U.S. Senate. On October 20th, the U.S. House of


Court of Justice of the European Union says Safe Harbor is no longer safe
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • October 6 2015

Earlier today, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) announced its determination that the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor program is no longer a


Safe Harbor unverbindlich! EuGH zeigt im Datenschutz die Zähne
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • October 6 2015

In seiner heute ergangenen Entscheidung (C-36214) erklärt der EuGH, die Safe Harbor-Grundsätze bei der Datenübermittlung ins EU-Ausland seien für


Article 29 Working Party discusses the right to be forgotten
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • September 30 2014

On 18 September 2014, the European Union's Article 29 Data Protection Working Party published a press release outlining its recent plenary session


Privacy and the cloud: an EU perspective
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • February 29 2012

By using cloud computing, companies cut costs by outsourcing data storage tasks, which means they no longer have to maintain expensive servers


Safe Harbor update: European Commission reaffirms commitment to a Safe Harbor sequel
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • November 6 2015

As we reported on October 19th, the Article 29 Working Party on the Protection of Individuals with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data