A delegation of the LIBE Committee will travel to Washington D.C. from 16 to 19 July 2018. Its objective is to obtain up-to-date information on the state of play and progress in the US on major topics of the competence of the LIBE Committee. Several meetings with US authorities (e.g. Departments of State, Justice, Homeland Security, Commerce, Federal Trade Commission) Congress representatives, stakeholders, academics and civil society are scheduled to discuss matters which directly affect EU-US relations in the field of justice and home affairs, more specifically, topics related to the protection of personal data (EU-US Privacy Shield and its implementation by the US further to the first joint review and the EP resolution of 5 July 2018, digital privacy and electronic communications, law enforcement (eg Cloud Act and e-evidence), cybersecurity, counterterrorism, state of play of EU Member States not included in the US Visa Waiver Programme.
Source: European Parliament (LIBE)