Authored by: Mark Schaub , Zhao Xinhua and Wang Zhefeng

In recent years, the rules on cross-border data transmission have been a constant concern of MNCs. The Measures for the Security Assessment of Cross-border Data Transmission, the Measures for the Standard Contract for the Cross-border Transmission of Personal Information, and other relevant regulations released during 2022 – 2023 provide MNCs with an outline as to how security assessments, filings of standard contract or personal information protection certification (“Three Mechanisms for Cross-border Data Transmission”) would be implemented. However, the Three Mechanisms for Cross-border Data Transmission also imposed a heavy compliance burden on MNCs.

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