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Cyber Security Law to protect foreign business operations

The forthcoming Cyber Security Law will not affect the operations of overseas companies in China, with Chinese experts cautioning some governments and organizations against obstructing cooperation between the Chinese government and foreign companies. China’s first Cyber Security Law, which is scheduled to take effect on June 1, states that operators of key information infrastructure should […]

China’s Cybersecurity Law and Draft Implementation Rules

The law applies to all “network operators” and introduces cybersecurity mechanisms. On November 7, 2016, the Chinese government released a draft version of the Cybersecurity Law (CSL) that will govern China’s cyberspace effective June 1, 2017. The CSL declares the Chinese government’s sovereign authority over the construction, operation, maintenance, and usage of networks in China. […]

China’s new cybersecurity law amended before enforcement

Changes to the language of China’s new cybersecurity law, which will come into force on July 1, could implicate a wider range of products and services, and provide the government with access to foreign companies’ sensitive data and technologies. The law will necessitate many companies to store information within mainland China. Companies storing information via […]