Since 16 July 2020, companies transferring personal data from the EU to the US, including employees’ personal data, have had a difficult nut to crack. The Court of Justice of the European Union invalidated the decision in the Privacy Shield case, depriving companies of the possibility of basing data transfers to the US on this basis. However, the Court’s judgment (so-called Schrems II) may have serious consequences for companies transferring data to other countries outside the European Economic Area as well.Continue reading “Is this the end for personal data transfers to the US?”
Category: EU law
A draft amendment to the law on the recognition of professional qualifications acquired in the EU Member States has just been submitted to public consultation. The draft implements the EU directive on this subject (2018/958) into the Polish legal system. This directive in turn complements Directive 2005/36/EC on the recognition of professional qualifications. The deadline for implementation falls on 30th July 2020.
The changes are to unify the rules and criteria for controlling access to regulated professions for people from other EU countries. For it is not clear in the Member States according to which criteria the proportionality of the requirements is assessed and the level of control of the requirements at different levels of the sources of law is uneven.Continue reading “Clearer rules for access to regulated professions in the EU?”