- 11.09.2020 -

Swiss Data Protection Authority considers CH-US Privacy Shield no longer adequate

On 8 September 2020, the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) determined that it no longer considers the CH-US Privacy Shield adequate for transferring personal data from Switzerland to the USA, following the EU Court of Justice judgment of mid-July in the Schrems II case. The following article explains the consequences of this decision for Swiss companies transferring personal data to third countries and gives advice on how they should react.