On this week’s episode  of Serious Privacy, Paul Breitbarth and K Royal discuss the new Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) for international transfers that were adopted by the European Commission on 4 June 2021.

These model contracts, which come in four modules, finally replace the old SCCs, some of which date back to the early 2000s.

The modernized versions are fully GDPR compliant, embrace the accountability principle, and include many requirements to address the limitations of the Schrems II decision.

Listen to the conversation to get a better understanding of what the new Standard Contractual Clauses entail and how they can (and cannot) be used by organizations.

You will hear more about why some non-European companies will not have to use SCCs in the future, but also on the assessments that you will need to undertake.

This week’s episode can be streamed below.

SCCs Are Here But Far From Standard