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“Schrems II”: Impacts on agreements involving processing personal data outside the EEA

On July 16, 2020, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) issued its judgment in case C-311/18, Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland Ltd and Maximillian Schrems (the Schrems II Decision). The judgment invalidates the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield adequacy decision from the European Commission (the Privacy Shield Decision). It also requires EU data exporters relying on the European Commission’s […]