Binding Corporate Rules: a global solution for international data transfers

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Transfers of personal data outside the European Union are strictly regulated by the European Data Protection Directive. In today's globalized world, it has become increasingly challenging for companies to comply with the restrictions imposed by European data protection law. the existing legal mechanisms approved by the European Commission and the national data protection authorities have become, to a certain degree, ill-adapted to multiple and cross-jurisdictional transfers of personal data. In recent years, binding corporate rules (BCR) have become a fast-growing legal mechanism that is more widely recognized by companies as an efficient tool for framing international transfers.

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Topics:  Binding Corporate Rules, Data Protection, EU, EU Data Protection Laws, Personally Identifiable Information

Published In: Business Organization Updates, Privacy Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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