In this webinar, Daniel Solove (GW Law and TeachPrivacy), Justin Antonipillai (WireWheel), Peter Swire (Alston & Bird), Kenneth Propp (Atlantic Council), and Shannon Yavorsky (Orrick) discuss the latest developments regarding cross-border data transfers.
Here are some of highlights of my privacy training, writing, resources, and humor from 2020.
Professor Paul Schwartz and I recently edited the Schrems II decision for our Information Privacy Law casebook. Schrems II is short for Facebook Ireland Ltd. v. Maximillian Schrems — the second challenge by Maximillian Schrems to the transfer of data between the EU and US. In Schrems I, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) invalidated the Safe […]
I have a confession to make, one that is difficult to fess up to on the US side of the pond: I love the GDPR. There, I said it. . . In the United States, a common refrain about GDPR is that it is unreasonable, unworkable, an insane piece of legislation that doesn’t understand how […]
This cartoon focuses on the lawful processing requirement. Under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation G(DPR), the collection and processing of personal data must be for “specified, explicit and legitimate purposes.” This is in contrast to the United States where the processing of personal information is permitted unless a law forbids it. Under the GDPR, […]
The EDPB (European Data Protection Board) was created by the EU Data Protection Directive in 1996. Its purpose is to provide advice, opinions, and guidance about data protection. The EDPB (European Data Protection Board) is composed of a representative from each EU member state. Below are some of the most important guidelines to be issued […]
The Article 29 Working Party was created by the EU Data Protection Directive in 1996. Its purpose is to provide advice, opinions, and guidance about data protection. The Article 29 Working Party is composed of a representative from each EU member state. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will replace the Working Party with the […]
This cartoon depicts the challenges of complying with GDPR’s requirements for vendor management. Under the GDPR, there are serious responsibilities when using a vendor to process personal data. Broadly, there are three things that data controllers must do: 1. Data controllers must perform due diligence in selecting vendors and that are complaint with GDPR. […]
The clock is ticking on getting ready to comply with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). EU regulators will start enforcing it on May 25, 2018. GDPR is less than a year away, and it’s quite a challenge to get ready for. Becoming compliant is not something that can be achieved overnight, or in a […]
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect on May 25, 2018. The GDPR strengthens privacy protections in the EU and includes a number of additional rights and responsibilities.