By Fred Saugman (May 9, 2022, 4:54 PM BST) — On March 25, the European Commission and the U.S. government announced an agreement in principle on a new Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework.
If passed into law, the framework will facilitate the transfer of personal data between the EU and participating U.S. companies, easing the burden on companies conducting transatlantic investigations and leaving the U.K. to play catch-up. However, the EU will be wary of this agreement falling prey to the same legal challenges that invalidated previous EU-U.S. data transfer arrangements.
Transferring Personal Data to Third Countries
The European General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, and the post-Brexit version of the GDPR…