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A Brief Introduction to China’s Cybersecurity Law

Posted in Corporate

By Cecilia (Xianying) Lou, Mark (Guangrui) Fu King & Wood Mallesons’ Corporate & Securities group.

This article was first published in the June 2017 edition of CSj, the journal of the Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries and published by Ninehills Media Ltd. It aims to give an introduction to China’s Cybersecurity Law which becomes effective this month, and assess the implications of the law for companies with a business presence in both Mainland China and Hong Kong.… More…/更多

Building an Institutional Framework for Cyber Security Review — Understanding the Measures for Security Review of Network Products and Services (Tentative)

Posted in Antitrust & Competition, Competition Law, Corporate

By Susan Ning, Wu Han, Zhao Yangdi, Chen Linlin King & Wood Mallesons’ Commercial & Regulatory group

The Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”) announced on 2 May 2017 the Measures for Security Review of Network Products and Services (Tentative) (the “Review Measures”), which will be formally implemented from 1 June 2017. The 16 articles of the Review Measures set up an institutional framework for the security review of network products and services. This is an integral part of the whole cybersecurity regime established by the Cybersecurity Law of the Peopl… More…/更多

Ushering in a New Era of Internet News Regulation

Posted in Antitrust & Competition, Competition Law, Corporate

By Susan Ning, Wu Han, Yang Nan King & Wood Mallesons’ Commercial & Regulatory group.

The Provisions on the Management of Internet News Services[1] (the “Provisions”) were released by the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”) on 2 May 2017. Issued jointly by the State Council Information Office (“SCIO”) and the Ministry of Information Industry, the Provisions replace the previous provisions from 2005 (the “2005 Provisions”). They establish a brand-new regulatory framework and approach in response to the development of the Internet over the la… More…/更多

Strong Basis for Regulatory Enforcement

Posted in Antitrust & Competition, Competition Law, Corporate

By Susan Ning, Wu Han, Chen Shengnan, Li Huihui King & Wood Mallesons’ Commercial & Regulatory group.

On May 2, 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”) successively published on its official website the Measures for Security Review of Network Products and Services (Tentative) (the “Review Measures”), the Provisions on the Administration of Internet News Information Services (the “Administrative Provisions”) and the Procedural Regulations for Administrative Law Enforcement Concerning Internet Information Content Management (the … More…/更多

Does Your Data Need “a Visa” to Travel Abroad?

Posted in Antitrust & Competition
By Susan Ning, WU Han, YANG Nan and LI Huihui  King & Wood Mallesons’ Commercial & Regulatory groupBackgroundThe Cybersecurity Law of the People’s Republic of China (the “Cybersecurity Law”), adopted by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress on November 7th, 2016, will take effect on June 1st, 2017. In order to ensure its implementation, the Cybersecurity Law set targets for construction of key areas of the system and for authorities to formulate specific implementation measures.… More…/更多