Safe Harbour


The EU-US Privacy Shield: An Effective New Framework for Transatlantic Data Flows or A Weak Compromise Doomed to Fail?

An article by Pieter Gryffroy*   I. INTRODUCTION   On 2 February 2016, the European Commission announced[1] that it had reached an agreement with US authorities on a new safe harbour regime, after the old regime had been invalidated by the Court of Justice on 6 October 2015 in its […]


Your Facebook Data Just Got a Lot More Secure – Case Analysis C-362/14 Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner 2

Dissecting the Safe Harbor Decision of the ECJ [Note: For a broader overview on the topic look at our recently published Saar Blueprint by Oskar Josef Gstrein – Regulation of Technology in the European Union and beyond (10/15) which also covers the Schrems Case] Kanad Bagchi[1] “Privacy is not something […]


Regulation of Technology in the EU and beyond – General Data Protection Regulation, Safe Harbor (C-362/14), Data Retention and more

Saar Blueprint features analysis of Safe Harbor Decision „Maximillian Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner“ (C-362/14) and other recent developments The most recent publication in our Saar Blueprint series has the title „Regulation of Technology in the EU and beyond – The state of play in autumn 2015.“ The analysis features […]