EU-US data transfers: Breaking down DPC’s Meta decision

The Data Protection Commission’s (DPC) inquiry into Meta commenced in August 2020, after which the DPC issued a draft decision where it found that Meta’s data transfers to its US counterpart, Meta Platforms, Inc. were an infringement of Article 46(1) of the GDPR and that such transfers should be suspended. The DPC announced, on 22 May 2023, that it had issued its decision to fine Meta Platforms Ireland Limited €1.2 billion for breach of Article 46(1) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) relating to its delivery of its Facebook service.

What signifies unlawful data transfers in this decision?

Join OneTrust DataGuidance and Odia Kagan, Partner and Chair of GDPR Compliance and International Privacy at Fox Rothschild, LLP, to break down the background of the decision, the DPC’s findings, outcomes, and what is likely to follow this development.

Key takeaways will include:

  • Breakdown of the DPC Decision, penalties, and corrective action issued to Meta 
  • Next steps and timeframes for Meta in response to the DPC decision
  • Key Takeaways for EU-US data transfers going forward


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Odia Kagan

Partner and Chair of GDPR Compliance and International Privacy
Fox Rothschild, LLP

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