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A Lawyer's guide to working in China

Data Protection

A Lawyer's guide to working in China

Organized into 19 stand-alone law topics, this article presents perspectives and on-the-ground experience from an experienced legal counsel in China.

15 November 2017
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Does Your Data Need “a Visa” to Travel Abroad?

Comments on Measures for the Security Assessment of Personal Information and Important Data to be Transmitted Abroad (Draft for Comment).

17 April 2017
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Touch the edge - is data “tangible property” for the purpose of your insurance policy

Is data or electronic information considered “tangible property” (and therefore insured property)? This poses an important question for insurers and policyholders alike.

27 March 2017

The future of cybersecurity – WWTD? (What Would Trump Do?)

The US Center for Strategic and International Studies estimates that the theft of data and other IP results in a global cost between $450-600 billion each year.

08 February 2017
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Data protection at home and abroad: a comparison of approaches

In some jurisdictions (notably across the EU), potential fines for data protection compliance infringement now rival anti-trust enforcement penalties.

22 November 2016
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Are we now in an era of ¥ 1 million fines for personal information violations?

The promulgation of the Cyber Security Law contains several “first time” highlights for the personal information protection.

15 November 2016
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10 things you need to know about the Internet of Things (IoT)

The Internet of Things merges the physical and digital worlds. Here we explore how it will transform industry, our daily lives and the global economy.

02 November 2016
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10 things you need to know about insurtech

Insurtech is the transformation of the insurance industry through mobile apps and new technologies such as wearable devices, telematics and artificial intelligence.

12 July 2016
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China’s New Five Year Plan – key takeaways

China’s 13th Five-Year Economic and Social Development Plan's objectives are bold and ambitious, with a strong emphasis on sustainability.

29 March 2016

Brexit in Brief: Data Protection

[Video] James Walsh talks about data protection as a key issue for many voters, who value their privacy in an increasingly digital world.

14 March 2016
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ECJ declares US-EU Safe Harbor decision invalid

Companies, such as Facebook or Google, can no longer base the transfer of personal data to servers in the US on the so called “Safe Harbor Decision” of...

07 October 2015