EU-US Privacy Law Remains Unsettled After Article 29 Working Party Demands Changes to Proposed Privacy Shield Agreement

By | ILN Today | April 18, 2016

On April 13, 2016, the Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (Working Party) refused to endorse the proposed Privacy Shield agreement between the United States and European Commission (Commission) slated to replace, as early as this summer, the recently invalidated “Safe Harbor” agreement between the two powers.

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Review of E-Privacy Directive

Review of E-Privacy Directive

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on the current text of the ePrivacy Directive 2002/58/EC as well as the possible changes to the existing legal framework to make sure it is up to date with the new challenges of the digital age. The e-Privacy Directive sets out specific data protection rules for the electronic communications sector.

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