On September 23, 2019, the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada announced that it completed its consultation on transfers for processing and that the OPC’s current guidelines for processing personal data across borders—under which consent for transfers to data processors is not required—remain unchanged.
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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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