Written by:Ronghui Li (Sam),Mengya Chen,Mengmeng Jiang(Dispute Resolution)




The New PRC Personal Information Protection Law (the “PIP Law”) will take effect as of November 1, 2021.  In general, the PIP Law provides more favorable protection on personal information and brings greater challenges to the cross-border transfer of personal information.  This article will discuss the scenarios where potential cross-border transfer of personal information may occur in an internal investigation, the new challenges brought by the PIP Law, and the suggestions to mitigate compliance risks.