Privacy Shield negotiations intensifying

25/03/2021 | European Commission

Negotiations on an enhanced EU-US Privacy Shield framework are intensifying, EU Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders and US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo said in a statement released today. Discussions began in August 2020, following the Court of Justice of the European Union's July decision in the Schrems II case. "These negotiations underscore our shared commitment to privacy, data protection and the rule of law and our mutual recognition of the importance of (trans-Atlantic) data flows to our respective citizens, economies, and societies," they stated.

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