EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Open for Self-Certification on August 1

26 July 2016
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Key takeaways

  • EU-U.S. Privacy Shield permitting transatlantic EU personal data transfers open for self-certification on August 1, 2016.
  • Privacy Shield provides stronger obligations of U.S. companies and robust FTC enforcement.
  • Challenges by European data protection authorities and in the European Court are likely.