Will the EU-US Data Privacy Framework hold up to CJEU scrutiny?

11/08/2023 | Lawfare

Now that the European Commission has adopted a decision confirming that the United States provides an adequate level of protection for personal data transferred from the EU to participating US companies, just how well will the EU-US Data Privacy Framework (DPF) hold up in the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)? 

According to an article in Lawfare, despite Austrian privacy activist Max Schrems' claims otherwise, the CJEU will be presented with a very different case this time, as both the Commission and US counterparts have gone to great lengths to ensure the DPF, which makes significant changes to US foreign intelligence surveillance procedures and oversight, stands up. Time will tell. 

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