A&L Goodbody partner John Whelan spoke alongside privacy activist Max Schrems at a recent webinar on data privacy. The "CJEU Privacy Ruling Explained" event was hosted by the European American Chamber of Commerce in New York.
The Privacy Shield agreement governing the transfer of personal data between the EU and the United States has been struck down by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). In a landmark ruling, the court said there are insufficient safeguards on EU citizens' personal data in the US because
Personal data transfers from the European Union to third countries under the standard contractual clauses established by the European Commission are valid, according to an Advocate General of the European Court of Justice. Advocate General Henrik Saugmandsgaard Øe gave his view on issues rais
Austrian privacy campaigner Max Schrems has lodged complaints against eight online streaming services in relation to alleged "structural violations" of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Non-profit organisation NOYB (None Of Your Business), said it filed a complaint with Austria's D