The impact of the CJEU’s decision on 'Schrems II'

Published: July 2020Click To View (PDF)Click To View (JPG)

The Court of Justice of the European Union declared the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield arrangement is invalid. However, it did uphold the validity of standard contractual clauses, with a caveat: the third country to which EU data is transferred must have protections in place, particularly around access by public authorities and the ability for EU citizens to have legal redress.