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PARADIGM IN THE NEWS2018-07-27T17:38:05+00:00

EU Privacy Law Earthquake—What You Need to Know

July 28th, 2020|

What Just Happened On Thursday, July 16, the European Court of Justice ("CJEU") invalidated the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield framework for international data transfers in its decision in the "Schrems II" case (Data Protection Commissioner v. [...]

EU-US Privacy Shield in Jeopardy

July 27th, 2018|

July 11, 2018 By Celine Guillou The EU-US Privacy Shield is barely two years old, and already at risk of being invalidated. Early last week – ahead of the adequacy review by the EU Commission [...]

Privacy Shield Approved by E.U. & U.S.

July 12th, 2016|

Written by: Chiara Portner view article online The new Privacy Shield, the successor to the defunct Safe Harbor, was officially approved by E.U. and U.S. officials today.  U.S. businesses may start certifying to the Privacy [...]

Privacy Shield Package

March 1st, 2016|

Written by: Chiara Portner view article online U.S. businesses that have been anxiously awaiting the draft of the new Privacy Shield, the successor to the EU-US Safe Harbor, now have some reading to do.  On [...]

Is San Luis Obispo the Next Silicon Valley?

February 9th, 2016|

Written by: Donica Forensich view article online Entrepreneurs in the Cal Poly Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) are giving Silicon Valley entrepreneurs a run for their money in turning out smart, experienced, knowledgeable and [...]

Post-Safe Harbor Practical Privacy Tips

November 10th, 2015|

Written by: Chiara Portner view article onlilne It has been a month since the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) found that the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor Framework is no longer a valid compliance mechanism to establish [...]

U.S.- EU Safe Harbor Scheme is Invalid

October 6th, 2015|

Written by Chiara Portner link to article Today, the European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) handed down a preliminary ruling in the Schrems case.  The Schrems argued that the U.S. government’s alleged access to the personal [...]


April 22nd, 2014|

Maureen Dorney and Chiara Portner are partners with Paradigm Counsel LLP, a Silicon Valley law firm providing innovative legal services to emerging growth and technology companies. Paradigm’s lawyers function as an integral part of their [...]

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