Datonomy summarises the latest developments in the ongoing saga of US data transfers.
On 13 April, the Article 29 Working Party announced their eagerly awaited – but as it turned out, somewhat inconclusive - conclusions on the proposed new EU-US Privacy Shield data transfer mechanism. A lunchtime press conference
led by Article 29 Working Party Chairman Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin was followed by the publication in the late afternoon of two new documents:
The documents analyse the Privacy Shield from two angles:
- the commercial aspects
- derogations for national security purposes.
See below ("What are the regulators' concerns
") for a bit more detail on the content of these documents and the key concerns raised.
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