OCC-IC Cross-Border Data Flows Links and Resources

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About OCC-IC Cross-Border Data Flows Links and Resources

The Office of the Chief Counsel for International Commerce (OCC-IC) provides legal support for the International Trade Administration (ITA) in promoting and maintaining cross-border data flows in support of U.S. commerce.  OCC-IC also provides programmatic counsel to ITA on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, the APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules system, and other data transfer mechanisms.  This page offers a collection of links and resources on legal materials related to cross-border data flows.

Resources Related to Cross-Border Data Transfer Mechanisms:

EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework

Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework

Privacy Shield and the UK FAQs 

APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules System Page  

APEC Privacy Recognition for Processors System 

APEC Privacy Framework

NIST Privacy Framework 

Resources on the U.S. government response to Schrems II:

U.S. government comments on the European Commission's draft Decision on Standard Contractual Clauses

U.S. government comments on the European Data Protection Board draft recommendations on measures that supplement transfer tools to ensure compliance with EU standards on protection of personal data

Congressional Testimony of Deputy Assistant Secretary James Sullivan on “The Invalidation of the EU-US Privacy Shield and the Future of Transatlantic Data Flows”

Government access to personal data held by the private sector: Statement by the OECD Committee on Digital Economy Policy

Letter from Deputy Assistant Secretary James Sullivan on the Schrems II Decision

White Paper: Information on U.S. Privacy Safeguards Relevant to SCCs and Other EU Legal Bases for EU-U.S. Data Transfers after Schrems II

EU-U.S. Privacy Shied Framework FAQs on Schrems II

Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework FAQs on Schrems II

Prepared Remarks of Chairman Joseph J. Simons Hearing on “Oversight of the Federal Trade Commission”

Joint Press Statement from U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross Statement on Schrems II Ruling and the Importance of EU-U.S. Data Flows

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