Holder Eyes Swift Completion Of US-EU Data Transfer Pact

Law360, New York (April 5, 2013, 6:45 PM EDT) -- After meeting with European Union official Viviane Reding on Thursday, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said he was optimistic that the sides would soon agree on a framework for sharing personal data used in criminal investigations, despite vast differences in their privacy policies.

During a meeting in Washington, the two officials had “cordial discussions on a wide range of fields of collaboration between the U.S. Department of Justice and the European Commission,” including long-running negotiations on a comprehensive data privacy and protection agreement that would allow...
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