Cross-Border Data Transfers and the EU-US Data Privacy Tug of War

December 3, 2020



In the second episode of season six, co-hosts Bill Mariano and Rob Hellewell kick off the show with Sightings of Radical Brilliance. In this episode, they review a recent trends analysis article written by Lighthouse’s very own John Shaw for The Lawyer that dives into new sources of evidentiary data in employment disputes


Next, they bring on Melina Efstathiou of Eversheds Sutherland who answers questions around cross-border data transfers and the EU-US data privacy challenges outlined below:

  • What does the surprise decision to invalidate the EU-US Privacy Shield mean for ediscovery?
  • How does this impact other data transfer mechanisms? 
  • What are some of the implications that Brexit could have?
  • Are there any key tips for preparing for the future of cross-border ediscovery?

Our co-hosts wrap up the episode with a few key takeaways. If you enjoyed the show, subscribe here, rate us on Apple and Stitcher, join in the conversation on Twitter, and discover more about our speakers and the show here.

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