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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


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


Brexit Update: The Effect of Brexit on Data Transfers between the United Kingdom and the European Union
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • June 30 2016

With the United Kingdom having voted to leave the European Union (Brexit) on 23 June 2016, the free flow of personal data between the United Kingdom


Safe Harbor update: Safe Harbor sequel coming soon?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • October 19 2015

As we wrote on October 6, 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) announced its invalidation of the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor program as a


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


ECJ Confirms Dynamic IP Address May Constitute Personal Data But Can Be Logged to Combat Cyberattacks
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Germany
  • October 31 2016

On 19 October 2016, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) held (Case C-58214 - Breyer v Federal Republic of Germany) that dynamic IP addresses may


ENISA concerns over MySpace and other online social networks
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • November 28 2007

The recently established European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) has issued a Position Paper that identifies 15 specific security threats arising from the use of social networks such as MySpace


The highest court in the European Union strikes down the Data Retention Directive as invalid
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • April 16 2014

In a significant move, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled that the Data Retention Directive 200624EC (Directive) is