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Tipping the Scales :Balancing US Trade Controls’ Restrictions on Access with EU Labor and Privacy Rules (IV)

As discussed in our recent posts, it is necessary for purposes of complying with US export controls to understand the nationality of company employees who may access controlled technology so that proper export authorization can be arranged. Yet the company must also balance this need for information with the limitations on getting such information based on local labor and privacy…

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Tipping the Scales: Balancing US Trade Controls’ Restrictions on Access with EU Labor and Privacy Rules (III)

In last month’s post, we discussed the legitimacy of the collection and processing of employee data for the purpose of complying with US trade controls regulations, and in particular with restrictions on access to controlled technical information. As a consequence of these restrictions, European employers may be required to provide to the US State Department certain information relating to employees…

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Tipping the Scales: Balancing US Trade Controls’ Restrictions on Access with EU Labor and Privacy Rules (II)

In last week’s post, we discussed the US trade controls’ restrictions on access to controlled technical information. As a consequence of these restrictions, European employers may be required to communicate the names, nationality and potentially other information on their employees who will have access to such technical information. By Marga Caprioni, Stéphanie De Smedt and Bert Gevers, 20 September 2016

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Tipping the Scales: Balancing US Trade Controls’ Restrictions on Access with EU Labor and Privacy Rules

European entities that receive controlled technology from US parties often find themselves with a bit of a quandary: how to balance the US trade controls’ restrictions on access to controlled technical information with local privacy and labor rules. This series of posts will describe the issues that arise under the relevant US and EU rules and strategies that can be…

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