Total 54 Posts

China Drafts Standards for Auto Data Protection

Recently, the Chinese government issued several drafts of mandatory national standards for automobiles, including on cyber security and management systems, as well as on data recording systems. One of the drafts touches on vehicle designs and settings that would allow cross-border data transfer.

New Standard Contract for Chinese Personal Data Outflows Effective in June

China's internet watchdog, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC), recently issued the rules on standard contracts used for personal data exports. Companies will have until December 1, 2023 to bring their existing practice into full compliance. A template of a standard contract is attached to the rules, with specific clauses

Cyber Expert Comments on China's Data Governance

Samm Sacks, a Senior Fellow at Yale Law School’s Paul Tsai China Center and cyber policy fellow at New America, a think tank based in Washington, DC, recently made some remarks on the key pieces of Chinese legislation on cyber and data, as well as the current status of

U.S. District Court Finds No Conflict Between Chinese PIPL and Discovery Process, Grants Motion To Compel Document Production

In a recent case before the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, Magistrate Judge Barbara Moses dismissed the defendants' argument that legal obligations under China's Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) prevent them from providing personal information relevant to the case, as she found "no true conflict" between

China Trade Issues at Latest WTO Council for Trade in Services Meeting

At a meeting of the WTO's Council for Trade in Services on October 14, 2022, several trade issues involving China that had been raised previously were on the agenda again.

China Finalizes Measures on Data Security in the Industry and Information Technology

A Chinese regulatory agency recently finalized the new rules on data security in the industry and information technology sectors, which will come into force next year. The rules set forth requirements for data classification, data protection and cross-border data flows.

State of Indiana Files Lawsuit against TikTok for Data Practices, Chinese Government Influence

In addition to the various U.S. states taking executive action against TikTok, as CTM reported this week, the state of Indiana is bringing a lawsuit against TikTok, asserting that "TikTok has reams of highly sensitive data and personal information about Indiana consumers and has deceived those consumers to believe
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