Last week, officials from the American government, the European Commission and EU data protection authorities came together in Washington D.C. to perform the first annual review of the Privacy Shield over the course of two days. The results of the evaluation are expected in October 2017.
It is the first big test for the Privacy Shield, which has been under fire since its conception in 2016. For more information on the Privacy Shield and its criticasters, we refer to our updates of
The joint press release from the American Secretary of Commerce, Wilbur Ross, and Vera Jourová of 21 September 2017 can be read here.