banking and financial markets regulation
27 August 2019

Future of Data: The future of Hong Kong’s privacy laws

Our Future of Data series explores key issues regarding the evolution of data use and data protection.

Hong Kong* has built a strong enabling environment for technology over recent years. At the same time, a series of significant breach incidents have shown where current data protection laws and enforcement mechanisms could be enhanced.

In this article, we consider the future of Hong Kong’s privacy laws. We explore key data-related matters alongside areas which are likely to change in the near term.

*In this article, any reference to “Hong Kong” shall be construed as reference to “China Hong Kong SAR”.

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