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Comment: Privacy Shield annulment prompts new uncertainty over EU-US data transfers

By Matthew Newman, Vesela Gladicheva and Cynthia Kroet
  • 16 Jul 2020 11:52
  • 25 Sep 2020 13:46

A landmark ruling by the EU’s top court on international data flows will lead to more legal uncertainty for thousands of companies that use an EU data transfer mechanism, prompting some to call for a grace period to adjust to the new environment.

Companies sending data from the EU to

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Cynthia Kroet

Senior Correspondent


Cynthia covers technology and telecom for MLex in Brussels. She previously reported on EU politics and transport policy, as well as Dutch and Belgian politics at newspaper European Voice and publication Politico in Brussels. Prior to that Cynthia worked as a TV and radio producer and multimedia journalist in the Netherlands and UK. Cynthia has degrees in European Studies and Journalism from The Hague University and Leiden University.

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