On August 7, 2019, the Centre for Information Policy Leadership at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP issued a white paper on “Key Issues Relating to Standard Contractual Clauses for International Transfers and the Way Forward for New Standard Contractual Clauses under the GDPR.” The White Paper was submitted to the European Commission as part of its ongoing work to update EU Standard Contractual Clauses for international transfers.
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On July 9, 2019, the European Data Protection Board adopted Opinion 8/2019 on the Competence of a Supervisory Authority in Case of a Change in Circumstances Relating to the Main or Single Establishment at the request of the French and the Swedish data protection authorities.
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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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Hunton Andrews Kurth and its Centre for Information Policy Leadership recently hosted more than 30 privacy leaders for a roundtable seminar on the update of the EU Standard Contractual Clauses for international data transfers. This blog entry provides highlights from the event.
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Hunton Andrews Kurth and its Centre for Information Policy Leadership are pleased to host a roundtable discussion on the update of the EU Standard Contractual Clauses for international data transfers, on June 12, 2019, in the firm’s Brussels office. This blog entry provides more information on the event and a link to register.
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