Key Takeaways

  • Particularly in view of the extensive U.S. surveillance reforms since 2013 … the U.S. legal framework for foreign intelligence collection provides clearer limits, stronger safeguards and more rigorous independent oversight than the equivalent laws of almost all other countries.
  • To address the challenges posed by the Schrems II ruling, the Trump Administration is exploring all options at its disposal and remains committed to working with the European Commission to negotiate a solution that satisfies the ECJ’s requirements while protecting the interests of the United States.

Details in this client alert.