EU-US Privacy Shield Analysis + GTC Conference

By now you have been inundated with alerts about the new EU-US Privacy Shield and its availability as of August 1, 2016. Companies certifying compliance with the Privacy Shield can benefit in bringing EU-origin information into the US, but will increase their risk of enforcement actions if their US-centric policies do not meet EU standards. Whether the benefits outweigh the burdens is a question that can only be answered with specific reference to each company’s needs and practices.  For many, a phased approach may be best; for others, immediate action may be indicated.  For a more detailed analysis, see noted privacy expert David Bender‘s summary here. Let us explore the pros and cons with […]

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