Chinese Legislation

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WTO

WTO Members Discuss Chinese Export Control Law

In recent years, China has been developing an export control law, which to some extent is similar to that of the United States and other countries. As China is still developing the implementing regulations, other governments have been weighing in and raising concerns. At the July 8 and 9, 2021

China Issues Its First Personal Information Protection Law

On August 20, China’s Standing Committee of National People’s Congress passed the nation’s first Personal Information Protection Law (个人信息保护法) (PIPL) (informal English version here). It is modeled after the Europe Union's General Data Protection Regulation, and has been called by some western media “one of the strictest

Shenzhen Issues First Comprehensive Data Rules

On June 29, the Standing Committee of Shenzhen Municipal People’s Congress passed the Data Regulations of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone (hereafter referred to as “the Data Regulations”) (深圳经济特区数据条例 [http://www.sznews.com/content/mb/2021-07/07/content_24370464.htm?cxid=iyt&token=1625616000115] , link in Chinese). The rules will

China Proposes Expanding and Clarifying Cybersecurity Reviews

On July 11, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) issued a draft of the revised version (the Draft) of the Measures on Cybersecurity Review (网络安全审查办法(修订草案征求意见稿)). The revision, once finalized, would serve as the legal basis for the cybersecurity reviews launched recently. The Draft solicits comments, which are due by

China's New Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law

On June 10, 2021, China passed the Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law (反外国制裁法 [http://www.npc.gov.cn/npc/c30834/202106/d4a714d5813c4ad2ac54a5f0f78a5270.shtml] ) ( “the AFSL”), as its tensions over trade, technology, Hong Kong and Xinjiang with both the United States and the European Union continue to heat up and lead to more

China Sets Out More Rules on Data Through Its first Data Security Law

On June 10, China’s Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed China’s first Data Security Law (数据安全法 [http://www.npc.gov.cn/npc/c30834/202106/7c9af12f51334a73b56d7938f99a788a.shtml] ). The Data Security Law [https://www.secrss.com/articles/31844] (the Law) was heavily influenced [https://www.thepaper.cn/

China Issues New Antitrust Rules for Internet Operators

On February 7, China issued its Guideline for Anti-Monopoly for the Internet Platform Industry (关于平台经济领域的反垄断指南 [http://gkml.samr.gov.cn/nsjg/fldj/202102/t20210207_325967.html]). This Guideline provides a set of antitrust rules that apply specifically for internet operators. This development follows China’s recent passage of an E-commerce
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