12/05/2021

European Parliament

LIBE calls on EU Commission to amend UK adequacy decision

The European Parliament Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs has asked the European Commission to amend its UK adequacy decision. The committee passed a resolution evaluating the commission's approach to UK adequacy. It also seeks to have the decision aligned with EU court rulings and issues brought forward by the European Data Protection Board. Parliament will debate and vote on the draft resolution during next week's plenary session. The European Commission is expected to release an adequacy decision over the next few months. In related news, LIBE has issued an opinion on Data Governance Act. The opinion covers areas where the DGA can be improved, including "emphasizing the centrality" of the EU GDPR and ensuring "effective differentiation" between personal and nonpersonal data. 

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