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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