Transatlantic Data Economy Simplified: European Commission Adopts Adequacy Decision for EU-US Data Privacy Framework
On 10 July 2023, the European Commission adopted its adequacy decision concluding that the EU-US Data Privacy Framework provides an adequate level of protection for personal data transferred from the European Union (EU) to US companies. Approved by the US following President Joe Biden’s executive order in October 2022, the framework […]
On 14 June 2023, the European Parliament adopted its negotiating position on the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act. The European Parliament’s vote on the AI Act proposal marks a significant milestone toward the regulation of AI within the European Union, as it sets the baseline for inter-institutional negotiations, as further discussed […]
On the third anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation, Cooley launched a series of webinars focused on the GDPR. As set out in the GDPR, the data protection officer (DPO) plays a crucial role in the data privacy landscape, so our second webinar covers what we consider to be […]
On the third anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation, Cooley started a series of webinars focused on the GDPR. Our first webinar covers what we consider “the Top 10 key developments you should know” concerning the implementation of this ground-breaking personal data privacy regime.
On 28 June 2021, the European Commission issued two adequacy decisions in respect of the UK – one under Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, or EU GDPR) and another under Directive (EU) 2016/680 (the Law Enforcement Directive).
The European Commission has adopted today the long-awaited new sets of Standard Contractual Clauses: one for use between controllers and processors in the EU/EEA and one for the transfer of personal data to third countries.
EU proposal extends product safety, data protection and cybersecurity concepts to groundbreaking AI regulation What has happened? The European Commission has finally published its much-anticipated proposal for a broad regulation to cover the use of artificial intelligence in the EU. This is a world-first – no other jurisdiction has yet […]
European Data Protection Board Publishes Opinions on European Commission’s Draft UK Adequacy Decision
The European Commission published on February 19, 2021 its draft decision granting data protection adequacy status to the UK under Article 45(3) of the GDPR. Once published, the European Commission submitted the draft decision to the European Data Protection Board for its review, which has just issued two opinions: Opinion […]
The last months of 2020 saw impressive legislative activity by the European Commission, as it rolled out proposals for several regulations (namely, the Data Governance Act, the Digital Services Act and the Digital Markets Act), as well as proposed new Standard Contractual Clauses for international data transfers (expected to be […]
What has happened? The European Commission has published its draft decision on February 19, 2021 granting data protection adequacy status to the UK under Article 45(3) of the GDPR. The draft decision is currently under review by the European Data Protection Board, which will issue its opinion (not binding) in […]