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December 18, 2015

EU Data Law Shows Way Forward for Next Safe Harbor Agreement

The Wall Street Journal

As the U.S. and E.U. move toward a data sharing agreement to replace Safe Harbor, the shifting data privacy landscape seems to indicate the coming agreement may be more consumer-focused. This would mean EU data subjects would be treated differently in terms of liability, and senior policy advisor Norma Krayem said it would mean a more efficient U.S. enforcement mechanism could be under discussion.

“Now that we have the GDPR we know exactly what their focus is going to be,” Ms. Krayem said.“ I think the biggest piece of Safe Harbor has always been the enforcement component.”

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