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Life After Privacy Shield Part 3:  The Global Impact of EU Data Privacy Standards on National Surveillance Practices and Global Trade Relations

Life After Privacy Shield Part 3: The Global Impact of EU Data Privacy Standards on National Surveillance Practices and Global Trade Relations

In our recent webcast, Life After Privacy Shield: The Present and Future of Cross-Border Data Transfer, Chris O’Connor, Director of eDiscovery Strategy at CDS, interviewed Jonathan Armstrong, Partner at Cordery. Here’s Part 3 of the recap of their discussion on the geopolitical implications of the EU’s revamped data privacy standards.

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Life After Privacy Shield Part 2:  Next Best Steps Companies Can Take to Maintain GDPR Compliance

Life After Privacy Shield Part 2:  Next Best Steps Companies Can Take to Maintain GDPR Compliance

Here’s Part 2 of the recap of the discussion had during our recent webinar, Life After Privacy Shield: The Present and Future of Cross-Border Data Transfer. Chris O’Connor, Director of eDiscovery Strategy at CDS, interviewed Jonathan Armstrong, Partner at Cordery. They outlined some concrete steps you can take immediately to comply with the EU’s revamped data privacy regulations.

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What the CLOUD Act Means for eDiscovery

What the CLOUD Act Means for eDiscovery

As previously discussed, courts are dealing with increasing demands for data that resides abroad. The Microsoft warrant case awaiting Supreme Court action was anticipated to yield important guidance on issues of international cross-border electronic evidence transfers.

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Data Processing Under the GDPR: Consent as the Primary Legal Basis

Data Processing Under the GDPR: Consent as the Primary Legal Basis

Set to take effect on May 25th, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the European Commission’s latest attempt to strengthen the protections afforded the personal data of EU natural persons in connection with third-party processing activities…As a global provider of eDiscovery services, CDS is taking the necessary steps to comply with these enhanced requirements.

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Preparing for EU GDPR Enforcement

Preparing for EU GDPR Enforcement

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was approved in April 2016 as part of the effort to bring consistency and clarity to laws surrounding personal data. This regulation concerns both the proactive security measures that must be taken to safeguard this data as well as the appropriate handling of data as it is exported from the EU to other jurisdictions. Businesses that regularly handle electronically stored information (ESI) should take the time to familiarize themselves with the regulation and understand the impact it will have on their processes before enforcement begins.

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