On the heels of the Court of Justice of the European Union’s decision in Schrems II, Switzerland’s Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC)  has determined that the U.S.-Swiss Privacy Shield does not meet the “requirements of adequate data protection as defined by the FADP (Swiss Federal Act on Data Protection).” It issued a policy

The U.S. Department of Commerce (DoC)has updated its Frequently Asked Questions piece on the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield to address questions raised by the the Schrems II decision regarding the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield.

Key takeaways:
  • The court’s decision does not relieve participants in the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield of their obligations under the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.