An exchange of views between the European Parliament and Mrs. Věra Jourová, European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, revealed ongoing negotiations between the Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce for a revised Safe Harbour agreement to allow data from the European Union to be processed in the U.S.  The exchange took place

In the first public debate in the European Parliament to take place to date, Members of the European Parliament have expressed their support for the 6 October 2015 judgement of the European Court of Justice (ECJ) invalidating the Safe Harbour Decision that had allowed companies to process personal data from the European Union (EU) in