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February 11, 2016

Senate Passes Amended Judicial Redress Act; Prerequisite for U.S.-EU Umbrella Agreement

Bloomberg BNA

On February 9, the Senate passed an amended version of the Judicial Redress Act, which authorizes the Department of Justice to designated certain "covered countries," whose citizens could bring civil actions in U.S. courts under the U.S. Privacy Act. Cybersecurity and data privacy senior policy advisor Norma Krayem weighed in on the issue.

‘‘International negotiations are tricky when there are aspects that require Congressional action,’’ Ms. Krayem said.

READ: Senate Passes Amended Judicial Redress Act; Prerequisite for U.S.-EU Umbrella Agreement

Reproduced with permission from Privacy Law Watch, no. 28 (Feb. 11, 2016). Copyright 2016 by The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (800.372.1033) http://www.bna.com

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