The US Chamber of Commerce has been called to testify to the House of Commerce and Communications and Technology Subcommittees about the CJEU’s decision in Schrems. The Chamber stated that the Safe Harbor agreement is invalid, though noted that the decision was actually about the process of the EU Commission and did not address the substantive data protection rules. The Chamber called for EU and US governments to continue to work closely to provide a revised Safe Harbor agreement. Finally, the Chamber encouraged the passage of the Judicial Redress Act through the Senate.

Statement of the US Chamber of Commerce (PD