On 12 March, the European Parliament adopted its position in plenary on the draft EU Regulation as well as on the draft ‘Police and Justice’ Directive. It also adopted a resolution on the mass surveillance of European citizens by the NSA.
On 27 February 2014, the WP29 adopted a favourable opinion on a practical referential mapping the requirements of BCR and CBPR. This document was also endorsed by APEC Member Economies on 27 and 28 February 2014.
Since 1 January 2013, providers making massive international data transfers on-behalf of their clients can implement “BCR for processors”. This new tool is aimed at framing data transferred within the group of a provider acting as a processor in the context of contracts of services entered into with its clients acting as controllers.