WHY SCHREMS II MIGHT NOT BE A PROBLEM FOR EU-US DATA TRANSFERS

On 21 December, an article on Lawfare argues that the CJEU’s concerns are inapplicable to the overwhelming bulk of data transfers to the U.S. under standard contractual clauses (SCC) — and that nearly all US companies should have no difficulty showing, as the CJEU requires, that US surveillance authorities at issue will not interfere with their ability to comply with SCC.  It concludes by saying that one hopes that EU supervisory authorities will acknowledge that SCC data transfers to the US do not pose the “surveillance” problem the CJEU thought.

https://www.lawfareblog.com/why-schrems-ii-might-not-be-problem-eu-us-data-transfers

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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