Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In October 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in case C-362/14 Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner (reported on here) declared the Safe Harbour scheme invalid.
In their initial reaction to the decision, European data protection authorities had announced increased scrutiny and enforcement actions starting February 1, 2016.
On February 9, 2016, President Obama issued an executive order to establish a Federal Privacy Council as the "principal interagency forum" for improving the federal government's privacy practices.
Holland & Knight
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Lawyer Kaylee Cox suggests four essential elements to consider when selecting a cybersecurity firm for your business.
Davis & Gilbert
The European Commission's Data Protection Directive requires that countries to which the personal data of EU residents are transferred maintain adequate standards for data protection.
Holland & Knight
The efforts build upon the President's various Cybersecurity Executive Orders and Presidential Policy Directives issued during the course of his Administration.
As new legislation aimed at facilitating greater cybersecurity information sharing between private industry and government takes effect...
Foley Hoag LLP
In response to the announcement of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, the Article 29 Working Party issued its own statement...
The Biometrics Institute aims to encourage the responsible use and development of biometrics and privacy protection.
Butler Snow LLP
2016 will be another important year in cybersecurity and data privacy, with regulators and the courts continuing to confront difficult issues...
Just before 7:30 a.m. Pacific time, the news broke that negotiators had reached a "political agreement" on a new data transfer framework.
Ropes & Gray LLP
On January 5, the FTC reached an agreement with Henry Schein Practice Solutions, Inc. to settle allegations that HSPS misrepresented that its dental practice software provided industry-standard encryption for personal information.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
Since October 6, 2015, when the European Court of Justice held that the longstanding United States – European Union Safe Harbor Framework was invalid...
Cybersecurity and data privacy were top priority issues in 2015 for companies in a broad range of industries.
The connectivity necessary for providing the features offered by Connected Cars may pose privacy and security dangers and vulnerabilities.
Foley Hoag LLP
What follows below is the EU's press release regarding the agreement on a replacement for the EU-US Safe Harbor.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
The Safe Harbor agreement between the European Union and the United States permitted American businesses to import personal data of EU citizens based on self-certification of compliance with EU data protection laws.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The European Commission announced yesterday that the EU and the U.S. have agreed to a deal to allow U.S. businesses to transfer personal data to and from the EU.
Foley & Lardner
The tentative agreement on the Privacy Shield is currently pending review and approval by the Article 29 Working Party, composed of representatives from the national data protection authorities of the 28 EU member states.