China's Cybersecurity Law (CSL)

New draft Regulations on the Online Protection of Minors (Draft Regulations) were released by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) on 14 March 2022. They update the 2016 Draft Regulations of the same name which were released for public comment but never adopted.

The latest Draft Regulations have been issued pursuant to the PRC Law

On 2 March 2022, the Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”) issued draft regulations on the administration of internet pop-up push notifications (the “Draft Regulations”). The Draft Regulations were issued pursuant to a number of laws, including the Cybersecurity Law.

The Draft Regulations bid to further tighten government control over the news followed a

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Despite being brought into force over two years ago, uncertainty remains regarding the application of China’s Cybersecurity Law (CSL). This largely stems from the fact that many of the supplemental measures and guidelines issued by the Chinese authorities still remain in draft format.

On 28 May 2019 and 13 June 2019, respectively, the new draft

In this article, we examine the latest developments with respect to China’s new Cybersecurity Law (CSL), which came into operation on 1 June 2017. The first development relating to the CSL and the related measures include high-profile enforcement actions taken by local authorities including The Cyberspace Administration of China against businesses for violations of the

On 9 May 2017, the Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate of China issued rules that offer a clarification of the scope of criminal sanctions for breaches involving personal information in the form of Interpretations on Several Issues concerning the Application of Law in the Handling of Criminal Cases Involving Infringement of Citizens’

On 11 April 2017, the Cybersecurity Administration of China (CAC) released the draft Security Assessment Measures for Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information and Important Data (“Draft Measures”). Draft measures and guidelines relating to the Cybersecurity Law (CSL) which was released in November last year, have been expected for a while. The hope has been that

On 7 November 2016, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China (NPC) passed the controversial Cybersecurity Law (the “CSL”). The CSL has gone through three readings since the release of the first draft on 6 July 2015 and will take effect in June 2017. As China’s first comprehensive privacy and security regulation

On 8 July 2015, the People’s Congress released the first draft of the Cyber-security Law (the “Cyber Law”) for public comment. The Cyber Law is the first regulation in China exclusively devoted to information security and data privacy in cyberspace. The Cyber Law is an important step to bringing China’s privacy regulation and information security