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EU Begins Formal Approval for Japan Adequacy Decision

On September 5, 2018, the European Commission announced in a press release the launch of the procedure to formally adopt the Commission’s adequacy decision with respect to Japan. The press release notes that the EU-Japan talks on personal data protection were completed in July 2018, and announces the publication of the draft adequacy decision and related documents which, among other things, set forth the additional safeguards Japan will accord EU personal data that is transferred to Japan.

Source: EU Begins Formal Approval for Japan Adequacy Decision

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