EU adopts data protection adequacy decision regarding Japan

EU Japan agree data protection adequacy

In September 2018 the EU launched its process for adopting an adequacy decision under the GDPR after negotiations concluded between the EU and Japan in July 2018. This process completed on 23rd January 2019 when the European Commission formally adopted the adequacy decision. The agreement, which comes into effect immediately means that it is now …

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EU and Japan agree data protection adequacy

Japan EU Adequacy

  This week the EU and Japan have agreed to recognise each others data protection regulations as “adequate” meaning that once the formalities are completed (later this year), Japan will be added to the list of non-EU countries who have adequate data protection regimes. The GDPR and the Data Protection Directive before it, puts in …

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