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Closer to Free . . . From Burdensome EU-US Data Transfer Requirements?

May 31, 2022 (2 min read)

On March 25, 2022, U.S. President Joe Biden and European Commission (EC) President Ursula von der Leyen announced their agreement in principle to replace the invalidated framework for EU-US data transfers known as the Privacy Shield.  Meanwhile, Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems, who led the Privacy Shield takedown, warned that insufficient material changes were made to U.S. law to make the new framework successful. For now, the EC has issued guidance on using Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) to comply with EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) data transfer requirements.   


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