Tag Archives: European Union

WATCH: Webinar on US-EU Safe Harbor

On November 19, Foley Hoag and UK Trade & Investment presented a webinar discussing the latest developments following ECJ’s decision to invalidate the US-EU Safe Harbor system. Watch the recording here:

 

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EU Data Protection Working Party Issues Guidance on Cross Border Discovery

On Wednesday, February 11, 2009, the Data Protection Working Party, an independent European advisory body on data protection and privacy, released its Working Document 1-2009 (.pdf) on pre-trial discovery for cross border civil litigation.  The Working Document attempts to reconcile the tension between U.S. discovery rules and the European Union’s Directive 95/46/EC (.pdf), which outlines the EU’s privacy requirements.  What follows is a summary of the Working Document and an analysis of how it begins to bridge the gap between U.S.… More