This whitepaper explains the contradictory regulations and fundamentally different motivations of the US-CLOUD Act and the EU-GDPR and thus helps decision-makers to identify cloud providers that enable a smooth and compliant partnership.
Learn about the motivation, purpose and impact of the US Cloud Act and ECP.
Learn about the motivation, purpose and impact of the EU GDPR.
The EU and the US have entirely different essential legal foundations for privacy rights. The Whitepaper will explain how the choice can be between EU und US fines or imprisonment.
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Do you care about data privacy and data security? If you are a business, in Europe, you care about it. At least since 2018, the year, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect and US authorities can demand data access from US companies under the Clarifying Lawful Use of Overseas Data (CLOUD) Act from servers located anywhere in the world. Concerning data protection, these regulations pursue wholly different goals, however.
This whitepaper aims to provide a concise introduction, illustration, and guidance through the complexity that describes alternative approaches and supports the decision-making process for the data-handling challenges of today's conflicts between the US CLOUD Act and the EU GDPR.
Following his studies with particular focus on German, US, EU, IT, and international law in Berlin, Freiburg, London, Sydney, and Berkeley General Counsel, Attorney, and Lecturer Dennis Jansen has worked as in-house counsel focusing on global data protection and IT law and founded the Internet forensics firm Devidence.