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Position paper - Proposal on cross-border access to e-evidence

4 Jul 2018
All Committees
Digital Economy
Security, Defence & Space Committee

Members of the American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU) understand the importance of effective cooperation with law enforcement authorities in accordance with the procedures and safeguards established by the applicable laws. The proposals presented by the European Commission on cross-border access to electronic evidence (‘e-evidence’) on 17 April 2018 can help further improve international cooperation on lawful access to data by establishing a transparent and principled EU-wide framework. This position papers includes AmCham EU's views on key aspects of the proposals respectively which we support and where further improvement is needed.