EU-US Umbrella Agreement on data protection

25-11-2016

In order to strengthen safeguards for the protection of personal data exchanged between EU and US law enforcement authorities and to facilitate reciprocal cooperation, the Umbrella Agreement was signed in June 2016. Its conclusion by the Council needs Parliament’s consent, to be voted in November.

In order to strengthen safeguards for the protection of personal data exchanged between EU and US law enforcement authorities and to facilitate reciprocal cooperation, the Umbrella Agreement was signed in June 2016. Its conclusion by the Council needs Parliament’s consent, to be voted in November.