On 10 June 2021, the National People’s Congress passed the People’s Republic of China Data Security Law, which will come into force on 1 September 2021. This law is expected to have a deep impact on data processing activities and business operations in China. We highlight some of the significant features of the DSL for companies that operate or do business in China.
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China passes new Data Security Law
In short, the enactment of the new DSL will create more challenges for companies that have a global business presence and are subject to data security requirements in multiple jurisdictions.