The purpose of the webinar presented on November 21, 2018, was to reflect on whether the Privacy Shield framework is still a reliable mechanism to legitimate EU personal data transfers to the US or whether alternative solutions must be found: a plan b.
We feel this concern on the part of US companies that process personal data from the EU but also from EU companies contracting services to US companies to which personal data from the EU is transferred.
Why have we decided to speak about this now? Because the European Parliament has requested the suspension of Privacy Shield and, to date, there is no agreement as to the terms of its execution
Subject of equal importance and interest and already announced as the subject-matter of another webinar is Brexit and the impact it will have on the protection of personal data.
Sónia Queiróz Vaz and Nicole Fortunato