Statement of FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez Following Adoption of the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework

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Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez issued the following statement today after the adoption of a Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework.

“I welcome the adoption of the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. This new Framework strengthens privacy protections for Swiss consumers and, like the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, facilitates continued transatlantic commerce. The FTC has a robust privacy enforcement program, both domestically and internationally, and we will continue our vigilant approach to enforcement of the new Framework.”

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