Volume: 3 Issue: 11
After more than three years since the EU data protection authorities gave the BCR idea their first public and real backing, arguments still abound about whether BCR will fly. For every lawyer and data protection manager that defends the virtues of the system, there is another one who remains sceptical about the prospects of BCR becoming a mainstream solution to data transfers. Against this background, let me put my cards on the table: Binding Corporate Rules are the future of global data protection. In fact, implementing BCR is probably the only way of ensuring a truly workable international data protection strategy.