• EU Leaders Approve EU-U.S. Privacy Shield
  • July 14, 2016
  • Law Firm: Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP - Washington Office
  • The European Union’s (EU) Article 31 committee, which is made up EU member states, has voted to approve the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. This Trans-Atlantic Privacy Shield data transfer procedure replaces the safe harbor data transfer arrangement that was struck down by the European Court of Justice in October of last year. Formal sign off on the Privacy Shield by EU and U.S. officials is expected Tuesday, July 12.