Microsoft, Others Commit To Privacy Shield Data Transfers

By Allison Grande (August 15, 2016, 7:28 PM EDT) -- Microsoft, Salesforce and more than 30 other companies are among the first to take advantage of the newly instituted Privacy Shield mechanism that will allow them to transfer personal data from the European Union to the U.S., according to data released by the U.S. Department of Commerce on Friday.

While the Commerce Department officially opened up the process for multinationals to certify their compliance to the Privacy Shield on Aug. 1, the list on the Privacy Shield website maintained by the agency's International Trade Administration that was supposed to detail which companies take part in the arrangement and which are no longer...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!