Tag Archives: Privacy and Data Protection

The Demise of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

On 16 July 2020, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) presented its verdict on the ‘Schrems II case,’ declaring the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield invalid. This was quite a shock. Not just because the court chose to deviate from the Advocate General’s advice, which does not happen very often, […]

GDPR & Information Security: Where They Overlap & Where They Don’t

In 2018 the EU implemented the General Data Protection Regulation, better known as the GDPR. This regulation affected not only the EU but everyone in the world that does business with or handles European Union citizens’ data. Businesses of every size had to take action to protect their customers’ and employees’ data and avoid fines. […]