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Changes to EU Privacy Law: The General Data Protection Regulation

European Union - June 7 2016 On 27 April 2016, following a prolonged legislative process over some four years, the European Council and Parliament finally adopted a new data…

Timothy C. Blank, Mark Browne, Olaf Fasshauer, Giovanni Russo, Charles Wynn-Evans

EU and US Reach Agreement in Principle on Successor to ‘Safe Harbor’ for Trans-Atlantic Data Transfers

European Union, USA - February 4 2016 The European Commission announced an agreement in principle on a new framework for data transfers to replace the "Safe Harbor" arrangement that had…

Vernon L. Francis, Olaf Fasshauer, James A. Fishkin

The EU-U.S. Safe Harbor decision: implications for the asset management industry

European Union, USA - November 11 2015 In our recent OnPoint, we reported that the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) declared that the "Safe Harbor," upon which many companies…

D. Brett Kohlhofer

Data protection: EU-US Safe Harbor declared invalid by EU Court

European Union, USA - October 6 2015 In our recent update, we reported that the Advocate General ("AG") to the Court of Justice of the European Union ("CJEU"), the highest court in the…

Data protection: EU court advised to declare EU-US Safe Harbor invalid

European Union, USA - September 23 2015 In an important case involving Facebook, and instigated by an Austrian student in response to the Snowden revelations about US security agency access…