Cross-Border Data Flow

On June 14, 2019, the Federal Trade Commission announced that it has taken action against a number of companies that allegedly misrepresented their compliance with the EU-U.S. and Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield frameworks and other international privacy agreements. This blog entry provides an overview of these developments.
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During the week of February 25, 2019, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP participated in the meetings of the APEC Data Privacy Subgroup and Electronic Commerce Steering Group in Santiago, Chile. CIPL enjoys formal guest status and a seat at the table at these bi-annual APEC privacy meetings.
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On January 15, 2019, the UK House of Commons rejected the draft Brexit Withdrawal Agreement negotiated between the UK Prime Minister and the EU, and the UK ICO recently published guidance for businesses regarding the consequences of a UK exit without a deal remains relevant. This blog entry provides highlights on the guidance.
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