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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

How to Protect Personal Information in the Banking Industry?

Posted in Finance

By Armstrong Chen and Shen Di King & Wood Mallesons’ Dispute Resolution group

The National Security Law, effective as of July 1, 2015, states that “(the State shall) enhance network and information security protection capabilities, strengthen innovative research, development and application of network and information technology, achieve safe and controllable network and core information technology, critical infrastructures and information systems and data in key areas”. Article 31 of the Cyber Security Law of the People’s Republic of China, effective as … More…/更多

Are we now in an era of ¥ 1 million fines for personal information violations?

Posted in Antitrust & Competition

By Susan Ning, Hazel Yin, Lingbo Wei, Huihui Li  King & Wood Mallesons’ Commercial & Regulatory group

On 7th November 2016, the PRC’s Cyber Security Law was approved by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress and will enter into force on 1 June 2017. Once promulgated, the Cyber Security Law attracts widespread attention from all sectors of the community and a series of concepts immediately become hot topics, such as the “cyberspace sovereignty”, the “grading protection of cyber security” and the “critical information infrastructure… More…/更多

Privacy: New Developments in the Protection of Personal Information

Posted in Dispute Resolution

Finally, it seems that the first light of dawn in a quieter world has been shown to people who have been continuously bombarded by anonymous messages or phone calls via mobile and other communication channels for private tutoring, apartment sales, and insurance.

On the 25th of August 2008, the 4th Conference of the Standing Committee of the 11th National People’s Congress (NPC) deliberated on The 7th Amendment to the PRC Criminal Law (draft). The Draft is the first time a proposal for providing protection of personal information by imposing criminal charges for violations on such in… More…/更多