Following the major announcement this week by the European Data Protection Board (EDPS) on its expectations regarding international data transfers following the Court of Justice`s Schrems II judgment of 16 July, the European Commission has published a draft of new Standard Contractual Clauses (CSPC) and a draft implementing decision. The Commission`s draft clauses provide for two new modes of transmission (subcontractors under EU law to ex-EU subcontractors and subcontractors established by the EU to EU officials) and contains important updates to bring the text of these clauses into line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The draft clauses will be the subject of consultations with the EDPS and there is some disagreement between the Commission`s draft and the EDPS guidelines. He advises clients on data protection and cybersecurity and helps overcome regulatory hurdles and operational and business risks. Huw is the author of several books and articles on intellectual property and data protection, including “Rights in Data and Information” in the Oxford Handbook of Intellectual. 220.127.116.11 the transmission of personal data of the company of a subcontractor to a subcontractor or between two entities of a subcontractor, if such transfer was prohibited by data protection legislation (or by the terms of data transfer agreements concluded to address the data protection limitations of data protection legislation); `In the absence of a decision pursuant to Article 45(3) [that is.B.