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 People’s Republic of China (the “Cybersecurity Law”). The Review Measures represents a further step and makes improvements to the CAC’s Measures for Security Review of Network Products and Services (Draft Review Measures) (the “Draft Review Measures”) which was released on 4 February 2017. This article will canvas the main provisions of the security review system for network products and services, the highlights of the Review Measures and the issues to be addressed, to provide guidance to companies in terms of cybersecurity compliance.
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