(LONDON) Word from Europe is that the final report out of a European Parliament inquiry established to investigate the PRISM National Security Agency surveillance/Edward Snowden revelations will recommend suspension of the EU-U.S. Safe Harbor Framework.
Without Safe Harbor, a U.S. company is left to full compliance with the EU Data Protection Directive, including express consent of the data subject, before cross-border transfers. What is a company to do?
Mintz Levin's Sue Foster discusses the Binding Corporate Rules option and its advantages in detail -- this video is worth watching if you have personal data of citizens of EU member states in the US (and who does not?)