BCRs and Tetra Pak has just got them approved in Sweden

An extremely interesting development considering the recent Schrems II decision and that Tetra Pak has US operations. This is a first for the Swedish Data Protection Authority with BCRs. OneTrust has a good summary of the decision, etc., in English. Here is the decision in Swedish. Now, there is much discussions on the legality of … Continue reading BCRs and Tetra Pak has just got them approved in Sweden

An open letter to the CJEU from L

Read a view of the Schrems' decisions from the other side of the great pond, in the U.S. I found this to be an informative, serious but fun read through the spectacles of Lydia F de la Torre, EU & US Counsel (Spain/California) and a lecturer of Privacy Law at Santa Clara University School of … Continue reading An open letter to the CJEU from L

In the Privacy Shield storm -practical advice

I am and still attending a great session hosted by the IAPP on the Schrems II decision and Privacy Shield consequence, i.e. it is no longer a legal mechanism for data transfer from the EU to the US. Miriam Wegmeister was a great panelist and gave some great insights, very practical and cool lady! Practical … Continue reading In the Privacy Shield storm -practical advice

Yes, I’m angry about the Schrems II decision!

Why the hell should a devote privacy and GDPR advocate be angry about this decision, after all it's good for privacy is it not? Yes decision is correct, but also no. Clearly Facebook is a scapegoat, twice now with Schrems I and II. But now we are in limbo again! The fact is that even … Continue reading Yes, I’m angry about the Schrems II decision!

Ambiguous status of SCC under the ‘Schrems II’ decision

As all privacy community already know, the CJEU has today struck down EU-US Privacy Shield scheme, while confirming the validity of SCC. Arguments against Privacy Shield has changed little since the 'Schrems I' decision that invalidated Safe Harbour - governmental intrusion, lack of proportionality, ineffective role of ombudsperson. What is really new is that a … Continue reading Ambiguous status of SCC under the ‘Schrems II’ decision