Keywords: personal data transfers; privacy and data protection; European Union; United States of America; third States; Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.
This contribution analyzes the judgment adopted by the Luxembourg Court in the Schrems II case. The first part of the article deals with the normative and institutional context concerning the flow of personal data between European Union and third States, prior to the adoption of the decision at issue. The second part of the essay is dedicated to the analysis of this judgment, through the examination of the several principles of law established therein. Finally, the third part of the contribution identifies the future perspectives of the regulation of data transfers both from the European Union to the United States and from the European Union to third countries.