Technology Business Leaders Welcome EU Adoption of EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

Jul 12, 2016

Applaud EU and U.S. Action to Further Enable Trans-Atlantic Data Flows

Washington — Business Roundtable today applauded the adoption of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield by the European Union.

“Business Roundtable CEOs welcome the adoption of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield,” said Julie Sweet, Accenture CEO—North America and Chair of the Business Roundtable Technology, Internet and Innovation Committee. “We commend Secretary Pritzker, Commissioner Jourová and the other U.S. and EU officials who worked tirelessly to reach agreement. ”
“We look forward to swift implementation of the Privacy Shield and urge a continuing dialogue between the United States and the European Union on the important issue of trans-Atlantic data flows.”

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