October 8, 2015

UK Information Commissioner Agrees – Don’t Panic Over CJEU Safe Harbor Ruling

Holland & Knight Privacy Blog
Norma M. Krayem
When the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its decision to invalidate the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor mechanism for transferring data, we quickly took the position that the decision does not immediately pose the urgency to revamp data transfer protocols that many feared. The broader view we articulated was reinforced when UK Information Commissioner Christopher Graham urged companies to "keep calm," and "don’t panic" by reassuring organizations that the ICO’s office will not be "knee-jerking into sudden enforcement of a new arrangement."  Read our original blog post that outlines our views on the CJEU decision.

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