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How to Legally Handle Sensitive Personal Information in China


Companies collecting, processing, and transferring sensitive personal information in China must comply with strict requirements for user consent and data protection.

Shanghai’s Lingang New Area to Trial Measures to Facilitate Cross-Border Data Transfer


Lingang New Area in Shanghai will trial measures to facilitate data export, improving the business environment for companies in the area.

New Standard Contract Guidelines Streamline Cross-Border Personal Information Transfer in the GBA


New guidelines allow companies to sign standard contracts to transfer personal information between Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland.

PIPL 2023/24: Cross-Border Data Transfer in China Handbook – New Publication Out Now


This handbook helps explain the key facets of China’s CBDT regime from a business perspective, highlights recent trends and expected developments, and offers practical steps for businesses to consider when planning their compliance approach.

China Moves to Facilitate Cross-Border Data Flows, Hints at Regulatory Easing in 2024


Comments made by EU Commission President suggest China will seek to facilitate cross-border data flows in 2024 by providing more regulatory clarity.

China Cybersecurity and Data Protection Regulations – 2023 Recap and 2024 Outlook


How have data protection regulations developed over the past year? We summarize the latest developments and discuss the future outlook of China’s data regulations.

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 to Require Regular Compliance Audits for Personal Information Protection


New draft rules require companies to undergo regular audits to ensure compliance with the China Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL).

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