News in Brief

EU publishes new SCCs
CJEU on non Lead Authority actions
MEPs’ caution on UK adequacy
New Zealand issues model clauses
El Salvador and the British Virgin Islands adopt data protection laws
Italy issues guidance on DPOs
GPA appoints reference panel
Disqus Inc faces €2.5 million fine
FTC encourages transparency in AI
Netherlands: €525,000 GDPR fine
Belgium’s DPA independence?
EDPB: First Cloud Codes of Conduct
Amazon faces $425 million fine
EU Commission issues draft adequacy decision on South Korea
UK Supreme Court to decide on opt-out representative action

European Commission publishes new SCCs

The European Commission issued, on 4 June, modernised Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) under the GDPR for data transfers from controllers or processors in the EU/EEA (or otherwise subject to the GDPR) to controllers or processors established outside the EU/EEA (and not subject to the GDPR). These modernised SCCs will replace the three sets of SCCs that were adopted under the previous Data Protection Directive 95/46.

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