Please note: This event will take place online via Zoom. Attendees will need to have a Zoom account to access the webinar, a free Zoom account can be set up at registration.
Chair: Elaine Fahey, Jean Monnet Chair in Law and Transatlantic Relations, City Law School, City, University of London
Speakers (alphabetical order): - William Echikson, Editor of the Center for European Policy Analysis's new tech policy Bandwidth. Before joining CEPA, he worked for Google in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa and served as the Brussels bureau chief for Dow Jones. - Prof. Alex Joel, Scholar-in-Residence and Adjunct Professor at the Washington College of Law American University, DC; previously, Chief of the Office of Civil Liberties, Privacy and Transparency (CLPT), Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) - Max Schrems, None of Your Business (NOYB), European Center for Digital Rights (non-profit organization based in Vienna) - Prof. Peter Swire, Elizabeth and Thomas Holder Chair and Professor of Law and Ethics at the Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, and Associate Director for Policy of the Georgia Tech Institute for Information Security and Privacy
This seminar explores the future of the EU-US Privacy Shield post-Schrems II. What are the limits of what can be negotiated between the EU and US? What are current stumbling block?
One of the most salient features of transatlantic relations according to scholars has been an agreement as to its non-institutionalisation. Significant convergence may arguably be emerging as between EU and US regulators on the need to weaken Big Tech.
Transatlantic convergence on regulatory standards from competition law to privacy and speech law suggests a commonality of regulatory capture. How does this impact upon the EU-US Privacy Shield future?
The EU-US Joint Agenda for Global Change includes a Transatlantic Trade and Technology Council, working on key global challenges. What are the limits to the reforms of US foreign surveillance laws that can be expected?
Have EU regulators proposed meaningful stop-gaps in the wake of Schrems II? Can the EU and US agree a future for transatlantic data flows? What can replace the EU-US Privacy Shield?