Commerce Sec. Wilbur Ross Welcomes Release of the Commission’s Report on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today welcomed the release of the European Commission’s report on the first annual review of the functioning of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework (Framework) . The report concludes that the Framework continues to provide an adequate level of privacy protection under EU law and that the necessary structures have been implemented to ensure the functioning of the Framework. The accompanying staff document details the work ...
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Treasury, USTR Sign Covered Agreement on Prudential Insurance and Reinsurance Measures with the European Union

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury) and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) today (September 22) signed a covered agreement (the Agreement) on prudential insurance and reinsurance measures with the European Union (EU).  Treasury and USTR also jointly issued a policy statement clarifying how the United States views implementation of certain provisions of ...
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Joint Press Statement from Secretary Ross and Commissioner Jourova on the Privacy Shield Review

Wednesday, September 20, 2017 This week, officials from across the United States Government, the European Commission, and EU data protection authorities gathered in Washington, DC to conduct the first annual review of the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework established in 2016. This first annual review marks an important milestone for the Framework and for U.S.-EU cooperation ...
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EUCOM News: “EU and EUCOM expand cooperation, information sharing to boost security”

MONS, Belgium – In an effort to increase cooperation and enhance security, European Union Military Staff (EUMS) director general, Lt. Gen. Wolfgang Wosolsobe and United States European Command (EUCOM) commander, Gen. Philip Breedlove signed an administrative arrangement today in Mons, Belgium to facilitate the exchange of information and cooperation between both organizations. The formal agreement described the primary roles and ...
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Ambassador Gardner: TTIP is a tool to shape globalization

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is a way for the United States and the European Union to shape globalization, said Anthony Luzzatto Gardner, the ambassador of the United States to the European Union, in an interview granted to AGERPRES. “TTIP would be a way for us to shape the process of globalization by ...
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