Timothy Banks of Dentons writes:
On June 4, 2014, the Article 29 Working Party (WP 29) issued a report to the European Commission (EC) regarding an application by the Province of Québec, Canada for status as a jurisdiction providing an adequate level of protection for the purposes of transfer and processing of personal data from the European Union. WP 29 is made up of representatives of European Union member states. The report is significant not only because WP 29 questioned the jurisdictional scope of the Québec legislation, but also because it has raised concerns regarding certain limitations in Québec’s scheme of protection for personal information.
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