Europe’s Highest Court Invalidates the EU-US Privacy Shield, Casts Doubt on Viability of Model Clauses for Data Transfers to the US
On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union issued a decision that uprooted long-standing legal frameworks on which thousands of US and EU companies have relied to transfer personal data from the EU to the US.
New York Law Journal “The CLOUD Act is about to stir up a legal storm. The act was originally passed in March 2018 to ensure US law enforcement officials could obtain information from US-based communications providers even if that information is stored overseas. But the act has another, more controversial provision: […]
Background The Court of Justice of the European Union Advocate General issued his much‑anticipated opinion in the case commonly known as “Schrems 2.0.” The AG’s opinion is not legally binding. However, it is likely to influence the CJEU’s decision in the case, which is expected to be handed down […]