Cross-border data flows enabling massive collection of data worldwide are critical for a global digital economy.
Formal arrangements to enable free data flows include agreements established by the European Union, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA/Nafta).
These agreements may recognise a similar level of protection in specific countries or other agreements. However, our research shows that only a few countries in the Americas are party to formal arrangements enabling cross-border personal data transfers, or were formally recognised as offering a similar level of protection (see summary table).
03 April 20
Most European countries have public warning systems in place
Cullen International’s latest benchmark provides an overview of existing and planned public warning systems in the context of the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC).
31 March 20
COVID-19: regulatory measures for electronic communications services in Europe
Cullen International has researched regulatory measures for electronic communications services taken as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak in 17 European countries.
30 March 20
COVID-19: National measures addressed to audiovisual and social media services in the EU
The outbreak of COVID-19 is stressing the importance of providing citizens with access to authoritative information on the spread of the epidemic in the different EU countries. Cullen International has just published a report covering measures taken in some of the countries most hit by the heath emergency.