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Advocate General Issues Opinion on Validity of EU-US Safe Harbour Scheme

September, 2015


Advocate General Bot today delivered his opinion to the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) in the landmark case of Schrems v Data Protection Commissioner.  This is a hugely significant case which will impact on thousands of multinational companies, many of whom operate in Ireland, who rely on the Safe Harbour scheme to legitimise transfers of personal data to the US. As discussed in our Crossfire blog post from June 2014, this case involves a preliminary reference from… Read more…