The Future of the Standard Contractual Clauses

There are only a few ‘legitimate’ ways to transfer personal data from the EU/EEA to a so-called ‘unsafe’ third country. In the last years – and especially since the Safe Harbor framework has been declared invalid by the European Court of Justice two years ago - almost all of those ways have been criticized. Will the Standard Contractual Clauses remain valid?

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Privacy Shield, EU model clauses and Safe Harbor – when will data transfers abroad be secure again?

Data transfers to so-called "unsafe third countries" have been an issue for a long time now - Safe Harbor has never been a good mechanism, but since it has been officially declared invalid by the European Court of Justice last October, companies have almost nothing to rely on anymore…

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