EU Officials Urge End Of Financial Data-Sharing Deal With US

Law360, New York (September 24, 2013, 7:30 PM EDT) -- A European Union commissioner on Tuesday vowed to step up her office's probe into whether the U.S. government's recently leaked surveillance activities violated the regions' financial data-sharing pact, as lawmakers pushed for an end to the agreement in the face of allegedly unsatisfactory explanations from the U.S.

During an appearance before the European Parliament's Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee, EU commissioner for Home Affairs Cecilia Malmstrom addressed widespread privacy concerns raised by recent news reports that the National Security Agency has been unlawfully tapping...
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