EU 'Privacy Shield' Pushback Paves Way For Court Challenge

Law360, New York (April 13, 2016, 9:54 PM EDT) -- Europe's data protection regulators on Wednesday refused to endorse the new trans-Atlantic "Privacy Shield" data transfer mechanism, throwing a significant wrench in an already rocky road to approval and handing European Union citizens a blueprint for pressing an inevitable court challenge to the contentious deal.

In a highly anticipated opinion, the collective of EU data protection regulators known as the Article 29 Working Party refused to endorse the so-called Privacy Shield deal that officials from the European Commission and U.S. Department of Commerce floated in February to replace the popular and longstanding safe harbor mechanism that was struck down by the...

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