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European Commission Final Report on E-Commerce Sector Inquiry
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • May 16 2017

As part of its Digital Single Market strategy, in May 2015 the Commission launched an inquiry into e-commerce with the aim of obtaining an overview of


European Commission Approves Microsoft Acquisition of LinkedIn Subject to Conditions
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • May 16 2017

On 6 December 2016, the European Commission cleared the acquisition of LinkedIn by Microsoft, subject to Microsoft granting LinkedIn's competitors


Safe Harbor not binding! European Court of Justice bares its teeth
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • November 11 2015

In its decision on October 6, 2015 (file-no. C-36214), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) stated that the commonly used Safe Harbor Principles


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


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


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


Any port in a storm? EU-US data transfers after Schrems and Safe Harbor
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, USA
  • October 14 2015

Last week, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) gave an important ruling which any business transferring personal data between the EU


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


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


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