The following is part of Greenberg Traurig’s ongoing series analyzing cross-border data transfers in light of the new Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission in June 2021.

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Transfers from EEA Controller to EEA Processor: Controller (EEA)→ Processor (EEA) → Affiliated Processor (US)
  • Background. Company Z-1 and Company Z-2 are corporate affiliates under common ownership or control, but are separate legal entities. Data is being directly

The following is part of Greenberg Traurig’s ongoing series analyzing cross-border data transfers in light of the new Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission in June 2021.

Visual Implications
Controller (EEA) Processor (EEA) → Employee of Processor (non-EEA)
  • Background. Company Z is a European legal entity that does not have a legal presence in Country Q. Company Z has an employee

The long-awaited UK data transfer mechanism has been published by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), resolving the question of how international transfers of personal data from the UK will be handled post-Brexit. As a refresher, the European Commission published four new versions of the EU standard contractual clauses (SCCs) in June 2021. However, these new

The following is part of Greenberg Traurig’s ongoing series analyzing cross-border data transfers in light of the new Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission in June of 2021.

Visual Implications
  • 1st SCC Module 1. Initial cross-border transfer from Company A to Company B utilizes the SCC Module 1 designed for transfers from

It depends on the purpose for which a TIA is created. It is unlikely that the attorney-client privilege would apply to a TIA that is created, and used, to satisfy the requirements of the Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs).

The attorney-client privilege in the United States refers to a judicially recognized ability for a client to

The following is part of Greenberg Traurig’s ongoing series analyzing cross-border data transfers in light of the new Standard Contractual Clauses approved by the European Commission in June 2021.

Controller (EEA)→ Controller (EEA)→ Branch Office (US)
  • Background. Company B is a European entity, that has a branch office in the United States (which is not a separate legal entity). While data