European Commission launches EU-U.S. Privacy Shield: Stronger Protection for Transatlantic Data Flows

Today the European Commission adopted the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield. This new framework protects the fundamental rights of anyone in the EU whose personal data is transferred to the United States as well as bringing legal clarity for businesses relying on transatlantic data transfers. Andrus Ansip, Commission Vice-President for the Digital Single Market, said: “We have approved…