March 21, 2016 -

Always Be Prepared: Privacy Shield Is Near

By Mary Kate Bonner and Andrew Baer The United States government and the European Union are moving forward with the framework to enable transfers of personal data from the EU to the U.S. On February 29, the U.S. Department of … Continue reading


February 8, 2016 -

Captain America or Team America? EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Unveiled

by Mary Kate Bonner and Andrew Baer The United States and European Union finalized negotiations on Tuesday, February 2 for a framework to replace the Safe Harbor framework, held invalid by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) last October. (See … Continue reading


October 14, 2015 -

No More Safe Harbor for Personal Data from the European Union

On October 6, the European Court of Justice decided a case concerning Facebook users in the European Union (available here). The EU high court ruled that a 2000 EU Commission decision permitting personal data from the EU to be transferred … Continue reading