The EDPB’s New Guidance on International Data Transfers – Orrick Discusses What You Need to Know

December.08.2021

Hear from partners in Orrick’s Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation and IP Licensing & Technology Transactions Groups as they discuss the European Data Protection Board’s (EDPB) freshly issued draft Guidance on the interplay between Article 3 of the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) and the provisions on international transfers outlined in Chapter V GDPR. The Guidance aims to clarify various international data transfer questions, including when the provisions for international transfers under Chapter V GDPR apply and, if so, which mechanisms under Chapter V GDPR can be relied on.

For additional information, see our checklist, “6 Key Things to Know about the New EDPB Guidance on International Data Transfers.” We provide answers to frequently asked questions and summarize the key points outlined in the EDPB’s new Guidance. You can also analyze your risk for international data transfers with our complimentary Cross-Border Data Transfer (XBT) Tool.