A large number of US companies relied on Safe Harbor for transferring employee data from their EU affiliates. Since employee consent usually can’t be relied upon for data transfers, many companies have moved over to the EU’s “model clauses,” which are inflexible and cumbersome to put in place. So the new Privacy Shield agreement offers a chance for US companies to move back to a more flexible data transfer model – but will Privacy Shield fly with the key EU advisors who need to sign off on it before it’s officially adopted by the EU? Find out in a webinar hosted by Mintz Levin's Privacy & Security Practice on April 14, 2016 at 1 PM ET. Register here.