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Hong Kong’s SFC introduces strict conditions on cloud data storage

Hong Kong - November 8 2019 All entities licensed by the Hong Kong SFC and storing data in the cloud must urgently review their data storage arrangements in light of a new...

Scott Thiel, Carolyn Bigg, Frankie Tam.

Navigating China: The digital journey Episode 7: New China encryption law passed

China - November 6 2019 The new PRC Encryption Law will come into force on 1 January 2020. It will bring fundamental changes to the sale, import and use of encryption...

Scott Thiel, Carolyn Bigg, Maggie Wong, Venus Cheung, Kenny Tam.

Episode 6: Further developments in PRC data privacy regulations

China - November 1 2019 An updated draft of China’s Amended Personal Information Security Specification (Amended PIS Specification) and proposed new amendments to the...

Scott Thiel, Carolyn Bigg, Maggie Wong, Venus Cheung, Kenny Tam.

Navigating China: The digital journey Episode 5: Apps are being shut down in China - will yours be next?

China - July 12 2019 While apps are incredibly popular in China, in recent months some have been disappearing from app stores in the country because they do not comply...

Scott Thiel, Carolyn Bigg, Venus Cheung.

Episode 4: Getting data out of China - the challenge of operating your China business offshore

China - June 26 2019 An updated and substantially more onerous draft of China’s long awaited position on cross border data transfers has just been published. The Measures...

Scott Thiel, Carolyn Bigg, Venus Cheung.