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Claude Micallef-GrimaudTelecoms, Media & TechnologyWarren-Ciantar

Transfers of Personal Data to Third Countries: A Brief look at the New SCCs

This article was written by‚Äč Dr Michael Camilleri, Dr Warren Ciantar and Dr Claude Micallef-Grimaud. Transferring personal data from one EU Member State to another does not entail any formalities in addition to the basic and established requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The reason for this is because all EU Member States are, by default, deemed to offer an 'adequate level of protection due to the robust and mostly harmonised privacy laws in place. The same can largely be said about countries within the European Economic Area (EEA). Transfers of personal data from the EU to the so-called…
Warren Ciantar
14th September 2021