One year ago, the CJEU’s “Schrems II” decision shook the privacy profession and global data transfers by invalidating the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework and calling into question data transfers much more broadly. A year hence, the tremors continue. The decision spawned new standard contractual clauses and host of detailed guidance on supplementary measures to ensure equivalent protection and mitigate government surveillance. And yet, the phrase “data transfer compliance” now seems quixotic to many. Uncertainty reigns and data localization is on the rise as Privacy Shield negotiations continue.
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