By

Samantha Cox

13 July 2016

Formal Adoption of EU-US Privacy Shield

After many months of negotiation and review the EU-US Privacy Shield was formally adopted by the European Commission on July 12, 2016. This came just a few days after the Article 31 Committee approved the updated text of the EU-US Privacy Shield on July 8, 2016.

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07 June 2016

German Privacy Regulator issues first fines for inadmissible transfers of data to the U.S.

On 6 June 2016, the Hamburg Data Protection Commissioner issued fines against three international companies for failing to implement alternative data transfer mechanisms following the invalidation of Safe Harbor in October 2015.

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