On May 26, 2016, the European Parliament approved a resolution calling for the European Commission to reopen negotiations with U.S. authorities regarding the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, and to implement the recommendations of the Article 29 Working Party’s draft adequacy decision on Privacy Shield.
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On April 13, 2016, the Article 29 Working Party published its Opinion on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield draft adequacy decision. The Working Party also published a Working Document on the justification for interferences with the fundamental rights to privacy and data protection through surveillance measures when transferring personal data.
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On March 17, 2016, Bojana Bellamy, President of the Centre for Information Policy Leadership, participated on a panel of experts at a hearing in front of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs about the new EU-U.S. Privacy Shield for commercial transfers of EU personal data to the U.S.
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On February 29, 2016, the European Commission issued the legal texts that will implement the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield, including a draft adequacy decision of the European Commission, Frequently Asked Questions and a Communication summarizing the steps that have been taken over the last few years to restore trust in transatlantic data flows.
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