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Elisabeth Dehareng

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The European Union’s highest court, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU), is evaluating the legitimacy of the EU standard contractual clauses (SCC). SCCs have been the bedrock of cross-border personal data transfers outside the EU for many years. Today, the advocate general (a.g.) has rendered an opinion on the Schrems II case. By way of brief background, Schrems II is a case before the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)…

The EU General Data Protection Regulation is attracting an increasing amount of attention (and concern) as the clock ticks ever-closer to implementation in 2018.Belgium’s Data Protection Authority (“Privacy Commission”) is among the first European data protection authorities to issue guidance on the record of processing activities under Article 30 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”). Published on June 14, 2017, the guidance instructs data controllers and data processors on setting up a record of…