In the Shadow of the European Court of Justice: The Luxembourg Conference on Transatlantic Data Transfers
In a recent article in the European Law Blog, Ken Propp discusses the legal and judicial landscape evolving in response to the conclusion of the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework (DPF).
While EUCS may—over time—spur the growth of European CSPs and increase uniformity among cybersecurity standards across the continent, the imposition of digital sovereignty requirements (localization and foreign law immunity) would impose substantial costs on CSP users in Europe, at least in the medium-term. At a minimum, such an approach should be subjected to a public consultation process and full impact assessment that would fully explore the potential costs, as advocated by several member states, including the Netherlands.
If bipartisan agreement in the United States is rare, in at least one area, it is increasingly clear: “economic security is national security.” As global events have pushed Europe and the United States closer together, the convergence of these concepts—both at home and abroad—has begun shifting the tenor of the long-turbulent transatlantic relationship.
What is ‘Data’? Definitions in International Legal Instruments on Data Protection, Cross-Border Access to Data & Electronic Evidence
Karine Bannelier and Anaïs Trotry discuss the definitions of “data” as evidenced in international legal instruments to date.