22/05/2021

European Parliament

MEPs call for guidelines on US data transfers, ammend UK adequacy deal

Members of the European Parliament have called on the European Commission to issue guidelines on data transfers to the US following the CJEUs Schrems II ruling. The MEPs decided the commission should not reach any adequacy decisions with third countries before taking the court ruling into account. They also advised the commission to integrate the EDPB's data transfer recommendations and its joint opinion with the EDPS into its proposals.

MEPs also passed a resolution asking the European Commission to amend its draft decision on UK adequacy. MEPs want the adequacy decision to reflect the Schrems II ruling and address concerns raised by the EDPB in its opinions on the topic and data transfers to third countries. 

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