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A New Era of Automotive Data Compliance is Coming

A Brief Analysis of Several Provisions on the Security Management for Automotive Data (Trial Implementation) Connected vehicles capable of connecting to the internet and sharing data with external parties are experiencing exponential growth in China. Despite the apparent benefits of new technologies, they have also raised significant concerns over personal information protection, data protection and … Continue Reading

New PRC Personal Information Protection Law Passed: A Deeper Dive into the Provisions

As reported in our recent post, on August 20, 2021, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee of the People’s Republic of China passed the Personal Information Protection Law (the “PIPL”). The implementation date is set for November 1, 2021, though we await some additional detail via promulgation orders on a number of important provisions, as … Continue Reading

NEW: China’s Personal Information Protection Law

After three rounds of revisions, on August 20, 2021, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee of the People’s Republic of China officially passed the Personal Information Protection Law (the “PIPL”). Fundamental Principle. The fundamental principles under the PIPL is that collection and processing PI should be limited only the minimum level as necessary to fulfill … Continue Reading

China Passes New Data Privacy and Security Laws

The People’s Republic of China (China), has been active lately in passing several new laws and regulations relating to data privacy and security. Here are 2 of the recent laws which tend to focus more on those handling data national security and/or public interest (ala Critical Information Infrastructure or Important Data).… Continue Reading

China Issues Draft Interim Measures on Personal Information Protection of Mobile Internet Applications

China continues to be a hotbed of activity in the areas of privacy and cybersecurity legislation.  For background on the draft Personal Information Protection Law (“PIPL”) and proposed modifications published in April 2021, please see: China’s Personal Information Protection Law: What It Means to Companies (Client Alert) China Releases Second Draft of the Personal Information … Continue Reading

China Releases Second Draft of the Personal Information Protection Law: Comparison of Proposed Changes to First Draft

On April 29, 2021, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee of the People’s Republic of China released a second draft of the Personal Information Protection Law (the “PIPL”) for public comment. In general, the second draft does not deviate much from the prior version released in October 2020. For further details on the original draft … Continue Reading

China’s Draft Data Security Measures and How They Compare to the GDPR

The Cyberspace Administration of China (the “CAC”) launched a public consultation on the draft Administrative Measures on Data Security (the “Draft Measures”) on May 28, 2019. This consultation falls in the middle of the publication of the drafts for two other data protection rules, namely the Measures for Security Assessment for Cross-border Transfer of Personal … Continue Reading
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