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Crossing the Atlantic – Top Tips for Completing Your Data Privacy Framework Certification

Region: Americas
14 September 2023

A recording of this program and presentation materials are now available to view online.

On July 3, US Commerce Secretary Raimondo delivered some welcome news to US business: the US had fulfilled the European Commission’s requirements for the EU-US Data Privacy Framework (DPF), easing pressure on trans-Atlantic personal flows after three years of uncertainty. By July 17, the Commerce Department had launched a new website for US businesses to complete the DPF certification process. The DPF shares much of the DNA of its predecessor (the Privacy Shield), requiring US businesses to adhere to a set of privacy principles and practices designed to ensure that EU citizens receive a level of personal data protection in the US on par with EU privacy protections.

Since July 17, lawyers from our Privacy, Data Protection and Digital Assets practice have been hard at work assisting clients in completing their DPF certifications. Join us on September 14 to learn some practical tips for certification, including:

  1. Compliance processes and policies needed to earn and maintain a DPF certification.
  2. How a business with an active Privacy Shield certification can take advantage of a streamlined DPF certification process.
  3. What’s new and different for business that withdrew from Privacy Shield but want to pursue DPF certification.
  4. For a business that did not certify to the Privacy Shield, the pros and (potential) cons of pursuing DPF certification.
  5. How to take advantage of the (upcoming) UK extension to the EU-US DPF and the Swiss-US DPF.

Join us on September 14 to learn about these topics and more and get practical insights to help you to decide whether DPF works for your business.

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