Justin Antonipillai, Counselor to the Secretary with the Delegated Duties of Under Secretary for Economic Affairs, will address the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) on Wednesday, April 6th, at the Global Privacy Summit in Washington, DC. Counselor Antonipillai will speak about the new U.S.-European Privacy Shield Framework, which was announced in February 2016. Privacy Shield is a major new transatlantic data transfer mechanism that will assist thousands of businesses on both sides of the Atlantic by simultaneously enabling and protecting data transfers. Counselor Antonipillai was co-lead of the U.S. negotiation team, and will be speaking about, "Implementing Privacy Shield: Challenges and Opportunities." This follows Counselor Antonipillai's recent testimony given to the European Commission on the Privacy Shield Framework.