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Jeanette Chan Featured in Practical Law’s GC Agenda

July 18, 2017

Jeanette Chan, managing partner of the China practice, was quoted by Practical Law’s GC Agenda China discussing the draft guidelines on security assessment of data exports in China. The draft guidelines, like the draft measures, Jeanette said, “extend the data localization requirement to network operators, and not just to CII operators as stipulated under the 2016 Cybersecurity Law. If enacted in its present form, the draft guidelines would greatly enhance the regulatory burden on companies transferring data out of China. In addition, other requirements included in the draft guidelines, such as political and legal assessments of data receiving countries, pose further compliance challenges to businesses operating in China.

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