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Privacy Shield or Fig Leaf?

By 2nd March 2017 No Comments

A deal has now been done on Safe Harbo(u)r – EU/US Privacy Shield.

Below we summarise some of the key points from the press conference and give some initial analysis. Note that there is no agreed text of the agreement available, and no detail on any enabling instruments. In many respects this should be seen as a holding position pending the final final actual agreement.