Calling on Member States and EU institutions to open discussions with US authorities in order to find political, legal and technical solutions to transfer data to the US, the G29 states that Model Clauses and BCRs can be used while G29 is analyzing transfer mechanisms; enforcement may begin in February 2016.

On October 16, 2015, the EU data protection authorities assembled in the Article 29 Working Party (“G29″) issued their first statement following the European Court of Justice’s October 6, 2015 decision invalidating the EU-US Safe Harbor.
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