Reason to Move Onward: The Privacy Shield’s Limited-Time-Only Grace Period

If your company plans to join the Privacy Shield, if possible, you should try to self-certify by September 30, 2016.  By doing so, you will be able to take advantage of a nine-month grace period to bring existing third-party relationships in conformance with the Accountability for Onward Transfer Principle.  Why is this nine-month grace period…


Article 29 Working Party Releases Statement on Final EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

Yesterday, the Article 29 Working Party (“Working Party”) released a statement concerning the final version of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.  Yesterday’s statement from the Working Party is generally more favorable than its April opinion on the previous draft Privacy Shield.  Here are our key takeaways from yesterday’s press release: The Working Party Considers the Privacy…