Over the weekend, the Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield website was updated to show the first participants in the U.S.-EU Privacy Shield. In total, about 45 companies have registered for Privacy Shield. Prominent examples include Microsoft Corp. (along with 20 subsidiaries), Salesforce, and corporate-travel giant World Travel, Inc.
Companies with questions about Privacy Shield are welcomed to visit our detailed Privacy Shield FAQs.
Alston & Bird is closely following the development of Privacy Shield and advising companies on all aspects of EU data protection compliance. For more information, contact David Keating, Jim Harvey, Jan Dhont, or Karen Sanzaro.