On 31 January 2020, the United Kingdom formally left the European Union after 47 years of membership. However, for a transitional period that will end on 31 December 2020, it will still be covered by all current agreements including membership in the European Single Market and European Union Customs Union and rights such as freedom of movement of workers throughout the EU.
How do you sum up what just happened in the United Kingdom’s parliamentary election? I thought the journalist Hugo Rifkind did it rather well last Saturday on BBC Radio 4’s The News Quiz, a show that takes a satirical and comical look at the news (worth a listen): “Prime Minister Theresa May failed to get
On February 29, 2016, the European Commission (EC) and U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) published a series of documents providing details for the implementation of the new EU-US Privacy Shield framework for the transfer of personal data from the European Union to the United States. Once it is formally adopted by the EC sometime this spring, this new framework will replace
On February 3, 2016, the Article 29 Working Party, the EU body representing the data protection authorities (DPA) of each EU member country, announced that all of the DPAs across the EU have agreed to extend the current moratorium on enforcement action regarding transatlantic data transfers until they have had time to scrutinize the EU-U.S. Privacy
On February 2, 2016, in a meeting conducted in Brussels, the European Commission and the United States agreed on a new framework for transatlantic data flows. With all the negative connotations surrounding it, the name “Safe Harbour” has been dropped, and the new agreement will be called the “EU-US Privacy Shield.” This new framework will