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China Finalizes New Regulations to Relax Personal Data Exports

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Nearly six months after the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) was first introduced for public consultation, with its draft regulations proposing to ease outbound data transfers from China (Draft Regulations) (see our article at China Releases Draft Regulation to Significantly Ease Cross-border Data Transfers | Privacy World), the much-awaited final rules on Regulating and Facilitating Cross-border Data Flows were published and came into effect on March 22, 2024 (New Regulations). The New Regulations largely repeat the Draft Regulations, but now have further relaxed personal data exports from China.

Meanwhile, on the same day, the CAC also released the Guide to the Application for Security Assessment of Data Exports (Second Edition) and the Guide to the Filing of the Standard Contract for Personal Data Exports (Second Edition) (collectively, the Second Edition Guides) which make corresponding adjustments pursuant to the New Regulations.Continue Reading China Finalizes New Regulations to Relax Personal Data Exports from China

To significantly facilitate cross-border data flow from Mainland China to Hong Kong (and vice versa), the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) and the Innovation, Technology and Industry Bureau of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (ITIB) has published the template Standard Contract for Cross-boundary Flow of Personal Information Within the Guangdong–Hong Kong–Macao Greater Bay Area (Standard Contract) and its implementation guidelines on December 13, 2023.Continue Reading Newly Issued Guidelines on Standard Contracts for Cross-boundary Data Flow Within the Greater Bay Area (i.e., Hong Kong, Macau and Nine Key Mainland Cities)

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Scott Warren, Partner, Tokyo/Shanghai, has been busy this week at various speaking events in Tokyo.  On 25 October 2023, he spoke at two events:

  • 9th International Arbitration, Corporate Crime and Anti-Trust Summit, moderating and presenting a panel entitles “Digital Crimes, AI and Cyber Incidents: What You Need To Know for Compliance”. The

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On September 28, 2023, the Cyberspace Administration of China proposed draft regulations, the Regulations on Regulating and Facilitating Cross-border Data Flow (Draft Regulations), seeking public comment. If adopted, it will significantly reduce the restrictions on cross-border data transfers from China. This is a material effort by China to improve free data flows and an implementation of the “whitelist” mentioned under the 24 provisions for attracting foreign investment published in August 2023.Continue Reading China Releases Draft Regulation to Significantly Ease Cross-border Data Transfers

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