Safe Harbor “Invalid”… now what?


Yesterday was a big day for the Court of Justice of the European Union!  The fifteen-year-old regime governing EU-U.S. data transfers has been struck down. Specifically, the CJEU declared invalid the safe harbour framework (the “Safe Harbor Framework” or the “Framework”) that thousands of U.S. companies have relied upon to facilitate data transfers from the EU to the United States. To read the entire article published by our Pillsbury London and U.S. teams click here.