The European Commission is preparing for the eventuality that the European Court of Justice (ECJ) may invalidate the EU-US data transfer agreement, known as the Privacy Shield, Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders has said.
The European Commission's standard contractual clauses (SCC), used for data transfers between EU and non-EU countries, are "valid", according to an non-binding opinion from an advocate general at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU).
EU seeks ‘concrete’ improvements to Privacy Shield, as advocacy group calls the accord a ‘big mistake’
The European Commission has called for a number of 'concrete steps' to be made in order to improve the EU's data transfer accord with the US, the Privacy Shield. Meanwhile, data protection groups came out in criticism of the agreement itself, calling f...
As the UK's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson gets settled into 10 Downing Street, questions are starting to abound as to the UK's position on Chinese tech giant Huawei.
The EU's Data Protection Supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli, responded on Thursday (24 January) to US President Trump's recent nomination of an ombudsperson to oversee the EU-US privacy shield agreement, saying that the announcement came "later than expected."
The European Commission has put pressure on US authorities to nominate a permanent ombudsperson for its data protection agreement with the US, with Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová saying that her “patience is coming to an end” on the issue. Responding...
The US is making a number of steps in the right direction in order to fall in line with the EU-US privacy shield agreement, EU officials said on Thursday (18 October). The comments came as the Commission entered the first round of talks for the second annual review of the pact.
The EU's Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová will sit down with US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross on Thursday (18 October), as they launch a review of the EU-US privacy shield, while certain EU MEPs remain unconvinced by the agreement.
US ambassador to the EU Gordon Snodland revealed in a heated exchange during a private meeting with European journalists on Wednesday (3 September) that the US is abiding by EU data protection rules and has employed an ombudsman to monitor complaints i...
The EU will look to ensure the safe transmission of data between the bloc and Japan, Justice Commissioner Věra Jourová said on Wednesday (5 September). The announcement comes at a time the EU's other big data transmission agreement, the EU-US privacy shield, faces harsh criticism.