Following the decision of the European Court of Justice ("ECJ") on July 16, 2020 (i) on the invalidity of the decision of the EU Commission regarding the EU-US Privacy Shield Agreement ("Privacy Shield") and (ii) effectiveness of the EU Commission's decision on the standard contractual clauses for transfers to processors in third countries ("SCC C2P"), insofar as further conditions are imposed on transmissions under the SCC C2P are fulfilled, the European Data Protection Committee after its short-term and only general statement of July 17, 2020 published a Frequently Asked Questions ("FAQ") document last July 24, 2020. Some German data protection authorities have also commented on the decision of the ECJ. The main aspects of the European Data Protection Committee FAQ and the Comments of the German data protection authorities are being discussed in this publication.
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