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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12344

9 October 2019
SECTORAL POLICIES / Justice
Agreement between United Kingdom and United States on access to electronic evidence raises serious concerns
Brussels, 08/10/2019 (Agence Europe)

The bilateral agreement concluded last week between the United Kingdom and the United States, which allows law enforcement authorities on both sides in criminal investigations to have direct access to electronic data stored by companies in the other country, has raised serious concerns and questions in the European Union.

Signed on 3 October as part of the US CLOUD Act, the agreement comes one week after the EU and the US formally began negotiations on an agreement on cross-border access to...

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COMMISSIONERS-DESIGNATE HEARINGS IN EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
SECTORAL POLICIES
ECONOMY - FINANCE - BUSINESS
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