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Business groups warn of sovereignty requirement in draft EU cyber cloud regs

May 24, 2023 at 11:23 AM
The latest draft European Union cybersecurity certification scheme for cloud services contains “politically motivated” sovereignty requirements, including data localization provisions that major international business groups say will create barriers for entry for non-EU companies as well as EU companies with global operations. The business groups, centered in the U.S. and the EU as well as Japan and elsewhere, this week hinted the regulations also could violate the bloc’s World Trade Organization commitments. The certification scheme is being developed under the...

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