ANALYSIS: Why Schrems II Matters to U.S. Non-Privacy Lawyers

Sept. 16, 2020, 8:30 AM

Privacy law is getting technical. Is there any reason for U.S. non-privacy lawyers to follow the complicated European privacy developments? In a word, yes.

Information and data flows are essential components of almost every commercial relationship. In today’s global economy, corporate, in-house, and transactional lawyers may discover that the work at hand involves personal data of individuals protected by privacy rules of the European Union. Knowing that European personal data will make its way to or through the U.S., what’s a commercial lawyer to do?

Start With Schrems II

Two months ago, traffic on the data transfer highway between Europe ...

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