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China’s Cybersecurity Regulator Moves to Ease Cross-Border Data Transfer Rules


A new set of draft regulations seeking to ease China’s cross-border data transfer rules could greatly facilitate data export for foreign companies and multinationals.

China has a New Plan to Strengthen its Data Economy


A new set of guidelines provides details on building basic data systems in China. We explain their significance for foreign investment.

UPDATE: Finalized China Data Protection Measures for Industrial and Telecom Companies Released


China’s MIIT released the final version of the Measures for Data Security Management in the Field of Industry and Information Technology after two rounds of public comments. The document will come into force on January 1, 2023.

China Solicits Opinions on Amendment to Cybersecurity Law 


Amendments to the China Cybersecurity Law raise headline fines for violations and make the law more consistent with other regulations.

Cross-Border Data Transfer – New Measures Clarify Security Review Requirements


China has released long-awaited measures detailing requirements for security assessments for transferring data out of the country.

How to Sign an Electronic Labor Contract in China: Your Step-by-Step Guide


We explain some of the key steps and legal and technical security considerations for employers in China when executing their electronic labor contracts.

China Cybersecurity Regulations – What do the New Draft Regulations Say?


A new draft regulation strengthens China’s cybersecurity and data protection framework. We look at what the document says.

Critical Information Infrastructure in China – New Cybersecurity Regulations


We look at which companies will be affected by the regulations, new compliance obligations, and opportunities in the cybersecurity space. 

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