On February 29, 2016, the European Commission’s (EC) released a much anticipated draft adequacy decision on the EU–U.S. Privacy Shield. With this and enactment of the Judicial Redress Act last week (see our post here), the European Union came yet another step closer to finalizing the agreement between the EU and the U.S. to enable data transfers from the EU to the U.S. The draft adequacy decisions lays out the basis for a determination that, under the Privacy Shield, U.S. entities will adequately protect the privacy rights of EU citizens. To read more, click here.