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What you need to know about Chinese data & privacy law

  • 22 September 2022
  • 9.30am – 10.30am BST
  • Online (via Zoom)

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China’s data protection regime is in a period of change, with significant transition and new law in recent years. China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) came into effect on 1 November 2021 and is China’s first comprehensive data protection law. It has potentially extra-territorial effect and is relevant to many businesses that perhaps don’t know it!

Join Lewis Silkin’s Co-Head of Data & Privacy, Alexander Milner-Smith, alongside Linda Qiao, Head of Rajah & Tann’s Shanghai Representative Office, as they discuss:

  • The basics of PIPL.
  • Who is impacted? Does it apply extraterritorially?
  • How does PIPL restrict cross-border transfers?
  • Recent developments in China’s data protection laws, including recently released guidance on the cross-border transfer of personal information.

Event speakers

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Alexander Milner-Smith

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I am Co-Head of Lewis Silkin's Data & Privacy Group. I work in three main areas: data & privacy, general employment law, and sports law.

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Linda Qiao

Head of Rajah & Tann’s Shanghai Representative Office, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

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