EU and US officials celebrate EU-US Data Privacy Framework

18/07/2023 | US Government

On Monday, 17 July, US Attorney General Merrick B. Garland and Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo met with European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders at the US Departments of Commerce and Justice to mark the conclusion of the EU-US Data Privacy Framework.

Garland said the DPF "reflects the strength of the partnership between the United States and the European Union," while Raimondo remarked, "Now, businesses – large and small – will be able to access a streamlined and affordable mechanism to transfer data between our jurisdictions."

In response, Reynders said, "The new framework guarantees the fundamental right of Europeans for the protection of their personal data and brings legal certainty for companies on both sides of the Atlantic."

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