Privacy Shield Setback? European Parliament Asks to Revisit Negotiations

By | Ad Law Access | May 27, 2016
Privacy Shield Setback? European Parliament Asks to Revisit Negotiations

The saga continues on the quest to improve the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Agreement (“Privacy Shield”), the framework that, if enacted, would permit transatlantic data flows from the EU to the U.S. Yesterday, the European Parliament approved a resolution asking the European Commission (the “Commission”) to (1) clarify the legal status of “written assurances” provided by the U.S., (2) implement the Article 29 Working Party (the “Working Party”) recommendations, and (3) revisit negotiations with the U.S. to improve Privacy Shield deficiencies.

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