The Privacy Shield 5 Months Later

Law360, New York (January 10, 2017, 8:55 PM EST) -- Organizations have now had five whole months to try to come to terms with the new regime for transatlantic data transfers. The EU-U.S. Privacy Shield went live in August 2016, but many questions remain over how the system operates in practice and whether it will withstand scrutiny and possible future challenge.

The Privacy Shield was drawn up by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the European Commission to replace the previous Safe Harbor Framework. The agreement, which was finalized in July 2016, sets out a raft...
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