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EU Cross-Border Data Transfers after Schrems II: EU’s Highest Court Sends Cross-Border Business Partners Back to the Negotiating Table

Client memorandum | August 6, 2020

In this memorandum, we discuss the July 16, 2020 Schrems II decision by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) on cross-border transfers of personal data, the U.S. surveillance laws’ influence on the ECJ’s decision, the implications of the decision on data importers and exporters, and provide recommendations in light of the unknown future of Standard Contract Clauses and Binding Corporate Rules as adequate cross-border transfer measures.

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This communication is for general information only. It is not intended, nor should it be relied upon, as legal advice. In some jurisdictions, this may be considered attorney advertising. Please refer to the firm’s data policy page for further information.