On August 24, 2020, the data protection authority of the German state of Baden-Württemberg (the “DPA”) published guidance (the “Guidance”) on international transfers of personal data following the Schrems II judgment (which we have previously covered here). This represents the first comprehensive guidance by a European privacy supervisor indicating how it intends to enforce the […]
On Friday, August 14, 2020, the California Office of Administrative Law (OAL) approved the California Office of the Attorney General’s (OAG) Final CCPA Regulations (the “Regulations”) and filed them with California Secretary of State. The Regulations became effective immediately. The OAL-approved Regulations contain several modifications from prior versions. While many of the changes are purely […]
On August 13, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced the creation of a Data Privacy and Security Division with the AG’s office, and named Sara Cable as Chief of the new division. The new division is intended to protect Massachusetts consumers from increased threats to the privacy and security of their data.
On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) invalidated the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield in the Schrems II case. In an article written by Georgia Tech professor and Alston & Bird Senior Counsel Peter Swire with co-author Kenneth Propp, entitled ‘After Schrems II: A Proposal to Meet the Individual Redress Challenge’, […]
This morning, Germany’s Federal Data Protection Authority (DPA) announced that the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has finalized an initial set of FAQs on international transfers in light of the recent Schrems II judgment. You can read our detailed analysis of the Schrems II judgment here. Initial reactions from European privacy enforcers are summarized here, […]