September 09, 2020

On 8 September 2020, the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (the FDPIC) concluded that the Swiss-US Privacy Shield does not provide an adequate level of protection for personal data transferred from Switzerland to the United States. In doing so, the FDPIC followed the lead of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) which, on 16 July 2020, ruled that the EU-US Privacy Shield was invalid. We reported on that important development and published further analysis here and here.

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