Expert Review – International transfer of personal data: Frictions and a dynamic road ahead
In this episode, Senior Associate Elina Mantrali is joined once again by guest expert Phil Lee to discuss the scope and practical implications of the EU’s rules on international transfers of personal data under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and, more recently, the European Court of Justice’s decision in Schrems II.
Phil is a leading data protection expert and is a partner in Fieldfisher's leading Privacy, Security and Information law group in London, with experience on both sides of the Atlantic, having previously set up Fieldfisher’s office in Silicon Valley.
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- EU international transfer rules as a trend towards data localisation
- The future of non-personal data
- The role of the EU GDPR as the "gold standard"
- The impact of the role and future position taken by the UK and the US
- International data transfer rules and forum shopping
It is relevant to point out that this podcast was recorded before the UK’s recent announcements on proposed changes to its own data protection regime. These are proposals at this stage, however, go to show the dynamic nature of developments currently taking place in the world of international transfers.
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