Late last month, trade representatives from the U.S., Mexico and Canada concluded negotiations and published a final text revising the North American Free Trade Agreement. Now known as the U.S., Mexico and Canada Agreement, the deal could have significant implications for the cross-border transfer of personal information. "While the USMCA still requires passage in the legislatures of the signatory nations, final implementation would mark significant developments for data privacy, the free flow of data, and the future of APEC’s Cross Border Privacy Rules system," writes Joshua Harris, director of international regulatory affairs at TrustArc. In this post for Privacy Perspectives, Harris details key parts of the agreement and what they could mean for CBPRs moving forward.
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