Analysis : “The reset of international data transfers following the publication of EDPB guidance” by Diana Calciu and Hélène Blaison
Last week, the European Data Protection Board (‘EDPB’) released guidelines on a highly topical and sensitive matter : the transfer of personal data outside the EU.
This Analysis takes a closer look at how EU law frames and regulates the processing of personal data from EU citizens, as well as explaining the latest developments on the matter.
How does the EU regulate Europeans’ personal data?
The General Data Protection Regulation is the current legal framework under which organisations are allowed to transfer personal data of EU citizens to third countries. It was adopted on 14 April 2016, designed to harmonise data privacy laws across all the Member States as well as providing greater protection and r