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February 2, 2016

EU Commission and US Department of Commerce announce progress on "EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement"


November 19, 2015

France - Data Protection Authority issues Guidance and FAQ on Safe Harbor


November 16, 2015

EU - Commissioner Jourová: The future of U.S.-EU data transfer arrangements at the Brookings Institution


November 6, 2015

EU - Commission Statement Communication on the Transfer of Personal Data from the EU to the United States of America under Directive 95/46/EC following the Judgement by the Court of Justice in Case C-362/14 (Schrems)


October 29, 2015

EU - Justice, Consumer and Gender Equality Commissioner Statement on Safe Harbor future


October 27, 2015

UK - Deputy Commissioner David Smith on Safe Harbor



October 23, 2015

Portugal - Data Protection Authority Opinion on Safe Harbor

US - Federal Trade Commissioner Speech on CJEU Judgment


October 22, 2015

Czech Republic - Data Protection Authority Recommendation for Safe Harbor companies

Switzerland - Data Protection Authority Opinion revokes Swiss-US Safe Harbor


October 21, 2015

Germany - Data Protection Authorities Joint Opinion on Safe Harbor, halts all data transfers to the US, questions the validity of BCR and Model Clauses


October 20, 2015

US - House of Representatives passed Judicial Redress Act


October 19, 2015

Israel - Data Protection Authority Opinion revokes Safe Harbor adequacy status in Israel

Spain - Data Protection Authority Opinion revokes Safe Harbor adequacy status


October 16, 2015

EU - Article 29 Working Party Statement on Safe Harbor

France - Data Protection Authority Statement on Safe Harbor

Luxembourg - Data Protection Authority Safe Harbor Statement

Poland - Data Protection Authority Safe Harbor Statement


October 14, 2015

Germany - Schleswig-Holstein Data Protection Authority Position Statement on Safe Harbor


October 9, 2015

Croatia - Data Protection Authority Statement on Safe Harbor

Estonia - Data Protection Authority Statement on Safe Harbor


October 7, 2015

Austria - Data Protection Authority FAQs on Safe Harbor Implications

France - Data Protection Authority Statement on Safe Harbor


October 6, 2015

EU - Court of Justice Judgment on Safe Harbor 

EU - Article 29 Working Party Statement on CJEU Judgment

Ireland - Data Protection Authority Statement on CJEU Judgment

Luxembourg - Data Protection Authority Statement on CJEU Judgment

UK - Data Protection Authority Statement on CJEU Judgment

US - Secretary of Commerce Statement on CJEU Judgment



July 25, 2014

EU - Court of Justice preliminary hearing on Safe Harbor


June 18, 2014

Ireland - High Court Judgment on Schrems

Ireland - Data Protection Commissioner statement on High Court Judgment



November 12, 2013

US - Federal Trade Commission Staff Review of Safe Harbor (for the European Commission)


July 2, 2002

EU - Article 29 Data Protection Working Party Working Document on the functioning of the Safe Harbor Agreement


July 26, 2000

EU - European Commission Decision on Safe Harbor's adequacy status


May 16, 2000

EU - Article 29 Data Protection Working Party Opinion on Safe Harbor's adequacy status


March 16, 2000

EU - Article 29 Data Protection Working Party Opinion on US-EU Safe Harbor dialogue 


December 3, 1999

EU - Article 29 Data Protection Working Party Opinion on the level of protection of Safe Harbor 


July 7, 1999

EU - Article 29 Data Protection Working Party Working Document on Safe Harbor


June 7, 1999

EU - Article 29 Data Protection Working Party Opinion on Safe Harbor FAQs


May 3, 1999

EU - Article 29 Data Protection Working Party Opinion on Safe Harbor (as issued by the US Department of Commerce on 19th April 1999)


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