German Privacy Regulators Issue Decision on Data Protection and Safe-Harbor Self-Certification of US Companies


A recent decision of German regulators may make compliance with privacy protections more challenging for US businesses doing business in Germany. Germany operates a regional system of data privacy regulation where each Länder (or state) appoints its own regulator for the private sector. Those regulators try to adopt a common stance on issues affecting Germany through an informal organization known as the Düsseldorfer Kreises.

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