Tag Archives: Schrems II

Webinar – EU Data Transfers Post-Schrems II: What are the Viable Options Going Forward?

Webinar – July 30, 2020 (8:30a PDT, 11:30a EDT, 4:30p BST, 5:30p CEST) Register Here The European Union’s highest court has ruled that the EU-US Privacy Shield data transfer mechanism is invalid. The court also ruled that another much-used transfer mechanism – the EU Standard Contractual Clauses (also known as Model Clauses) – is valid … Continue Reading

CJEU Invalidates the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework but Leaves the Standard Contractual Clauses Intact, Subject to Major Caveats

On 16 July 2020, the Court of Justice of the EU (“CJEU” or the “Court”) delivered another landmark decision on international data transfers – the so-called Schrems II judgment.  In its decision, the CJEU invalidated the EU Commission’s adequacy decision on the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework (“Privacy Shield”), on which thousands of US companies have … Continue Reading

Irish High Court Issues Judgment in “Schrems II” Case

On October 3, 2017, the Irish High Court issued a judgment in the “Schrems II” case, which raises the issue of whether the EU Commission’s decision approving the EU’s Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) should be invalidated. The Court has decided to refer various issues to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and … Continue Reading
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