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International: ITI global business community calls on EU to protect international data flows

The Information Technology Industry Council ('ITI') announced, on 21 December 2020, that it had led industry groups in a call to the European Data Protection Board ('EDPB') and the European Commission to ensure more certainty for international data flows post Data Protection Commissioner v. Facebook Ireland Limited, Maximillian Schrems (C-311/18) ('the Schrems II Case'). In particular, the industry groups recommended equipping companies with a practical toolbox of measures ensuring compliance and alignment to the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679) ('GDPR') risk-based approach.

You can read the announcement here and the letter here.