BakerHostetler (JD Supra Germany)

2 results for BakerHostetler (JD Supra Germany)

  • German Data Protection Authority Issues Fines for Unlawful Cross-Atlantic Data Transfers

    The Data Protection Authority of Hamburg, Germany has made good on its promise to audit cross-Atlantic data transfers in the wake of the October 2015 Safe Harbor decision. On June 6, the Hamburg DPA announced that it had fined three companies for unlawful transfers of personal data from the EU to the United States. According to the press release, over the past few months the Hamburg DPA has...

  • German Data Protection Authorities Limit Use of Alternative Data Transfer Mechanisms in Light of Safe Harbor Decision

    In the weeks since the October 6, 2015, Court of Justice of the European Union decision (“CJEU Decision”) that invalidated the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor framework, companies have been faced with the quandary of establishing legal alternatives for transferring personal data from Europe to the U.S. We have discussed alternative data transfer mechanisms such as standard contractual clauses (SCCs, also...

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