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Council of the European Union Adoption

On 8 April 2016, the Council adopted its position at first reading on data protection reform, which paves the way for the final adoption of the legislative package by the European Parliament at its plenary session in April. This formal adoption comes after the compromise agreed with the European Parliament in December 2015. Following this

Negotiations Resulting in Joint Proposal

Negotiations between the European Parliament, Council of the European Union and the European Commission (Formal Trilogue Meeting) resulted in a joint proposal. The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU). Together with the Council of the European Union (the Council) and the European Commission, it exercises the legislative

LIBE Orientation Vote

The European Commission’s data protection reform proposals (IP/12/46 and IP/13/57) were backed today by an overwhelming majority (49 votes in favour, 1 against and 3 abstentions) in the Committee for Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the European Parliament. The reports of MEPs Jan-Philipp Albrecht and Dimitrios Droutsas, on which members of the