News & Insights
China released guidelines for security assessment of cross-border data transfers
Cross-border data transfer has become a focused issue for multinational companies that have operations in China. Each company should develop a wise and practical compliance strategy with experienced advisors on the ground.
What do we learn from the DiDi Case
The DiDi case shows the Chinese regulator’s increasing scrutiny over data security, personal information processing, and cross-border data transfer.
China Released Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) for Cross-border Transfer of Personal Data
China released a Draft Standard Contractual Clauses on Cross-border Transfer of Personal Information along with a Draft Regulations on the SCCs on June 30, 2022, seeking public comments by July 29, 2022. We recommend MNCs to submit comments to the authority.
Banking and insurance institutions are required to enhance their consumer protection mechanisms in China
China’s Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commission recently released Draft Measures on Protection of Consumer Rights and Interests in Banking and Insurance Institutions for public comment. The Draft requires all banking and insurance companies operating in China to enhance their mechanisms of consumer protection.
China: New Judicial Interpretations Protect the Right of Publicity, Flag Store Look & Feel, Foreign Trade Names, and Unique Webpage Designs
The PRC Supreme People’s Court released a new set of judicial interpretations concerning the application of the PRC Anti-Unfair Competition Law. The new judicial interpretations come into force on March 20, 2022.
China tightens control of E-cigarettes
Chinese tobacco administrative authority unveiled a regulation on E-cigarettes, which will place a significant impact on the booming E-cigarettes industry. The Measures will be effective as of May 1, 2022.
China’s Cybersecurity Reviews Eye International Suppliers Serving Large Volume Data Controllers
In China, a new regulation titled Measures for Cybersecurity Reviews, governing the “cybersecurity review” against companies who control critical information infrastructures, important industrial data or large volume of personal information has been in effect as of February 15, 2022.