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Sonia Cheng

Sonia Cheng is a senior managing director within FTI Technology, currently leading the EMEA Information Governance, Privacy and Security practice. She advises some of the world’s largest financial services, insurance, pharmaceutical, and energy firms on matters related to defensible disposal, data remediation, records management, privacy, e-discovery, compliance, and digital transformation programs.

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GDPR  |  Privacy

Four Steps to Support Compliant Data Transfers Without Privacy Shield

The recent Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Schrems II ruling, which invalidated the longstanding U.S.-EU Privacy Shield framework, has created a wave of uncertainty for the legal industry. Ever since the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor framework was retired in 2015 as a result of Schrems I, lawyers have faced challenges in ensuring the legality of transferring data between the EU and U.S. in multi-national litigation and investigations. For the last five years, Privacy Shield has been central to alleviating that burden. Now, lawyers are left wondering what’s next and whether their current standard contractual clauses (SCCs) for data transfers will remain viable. And if not, what options are left?

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