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Colombia Designates U.S. as “Adequate” Data Transfer Nation

On August 14, 2017, the Colombian Superintendence of Industry and Commerce (“SIC”) announced that it was adding the United States to its list of nations that provide an adequate level of protection for the transfer of personal information, according to a report from Bloomberg BNA.

Source: Colombia Designates U.S. as “Adequate” Data Transfer Nation

Russian Privacy Regulator Adds Countries to List of Nations with Sufficient Privacy Protections

As reported in BNA Privacy & Security Law Report , on August 9, 2017, the Russian privacy regulator, Roskomnadzor, expanded its list of nations that provide sufficient privacy protections to allow transfers of personal data from Russia.

Source: Russian Privacy Regulator Adds Countries to List of Nations with Sufficient Privacy Protections

Rising Demands for Data Localization a Response to Weak Data Protection Mechanisms

Don’t Trust Data Localization Exceptions in Trade Agreements to Guarantee Protection of Personal Data The digital economy relies on cross-border provision of services and goods, and in the past government trade regulators have embraced the borderless nature of the Internet and adopted light-touch regulation.

Source: Rising Demands for Data Localization a Response to Weak Data Protection Mechanisms

What NAFTA negotiations mean for your personal data

Governments can – and increasingly are – using the cloud. But where should the data be physically stored and how should it be transferred? That’s where NAFTA comes into play – because international trade is increasingly about moving data across borders.

Source: NAFTA, Trump and the cloud: What the negotiations mean for your personal data – National | Globalnews.ca

Transferring personal data outside the EU: Clarification from the CJEU?

Legal analysis of opinion of Court of Justice of European Union (CJEU) regarding agreement between Canada and the European Union on the transfer and processing of Passenger Name Record data.

Source: EU Law Analysis: Transferring personal data outside the EU: Clarification from the ECJ?

EU privacy watchdog: Privacy shield should be temporary

European privacy watchdogs have received “a few” complaints about the privacy shield data transfer agreement with the United States since it was brokered one year ago, the EU’s top privacy advocate said in an interview.

Source: EU privacy watchdog: Privacy shield should be temporary – EURACTIV.com

House of Commons publishes briefing paper on Brexit and data protection

The House of Commons Library, which aims to provide impartial research and analysis to MPs and their staff, has published a briefing paper on the impact of Brexit on data protection law in the UK.

Source: House of Commons publishes briefing paper on Brexit and data protection | Technology Law Dispatch

What CJEU decision on PNR means for Privacy Shield and Brexit?

Today, the Court of Justice of the European Union gave its opinion on the proposed agreement between the EU and Canada on the transfer and processing of passenger name record data in Opinion 1-15 . The opinion of the CJEU was that the agreement could not proceed without significant amendment.

Source: CJEU limits transfer of sensitive personal data outside EU; what does that mean for Privacy Shield and Brexit?

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