The End of the "Safe Harbor" Rule for E.U./U.S. Data Transfer

How Can Companies Transfer Personal Data and Remain Compliant?


Consulate General of France in New York

934 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10021

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May 25, 2016 6:00PM–8:00PM


Co-Sponsored by The French-American Chamber of Commerce, Foley Hoag LLP and The Consulate General of France in New York

In October 2015, the European Court of Justice struck down the "safe harbor" rule protecting the transfer of digital personal data between the E.U. and the U.S. What are the newest regulatory developments and how can companies transferring data remain compliant?

This event is produced by the FACC's "Tech, Media & Entertainment" Task Force.

The panel will:

  • Cover the latest developments in relation to the new Privacy Shield between the U.S. and the E.U.
  • Review the differences in the legal framework and cultural differences on data protection.
  • Examine the perspectives of U.S. public authorities on the need for and means of access to Europeans' personal data for U.S. national security purposes.
  • Discuss compliance challenges and issues of common concern facing business engaged in transfers of personal data.

Confirmed speakers include:

This Panel will be moderated by Kimberley Overs and opening remarks delivered by Daniel Schimmel, Partner in Foley Hoag's International Litigation and Arbitration Department.

A networking reception will follow, featuring wine and hors d'oeuvres.

This is a complimentary and non-transferable invitation. Please register here, using the promo code: CONSULATE.