Category: cybersecurity

The Dos and Don’ts of Processing Employee Data under Personal Information Protection Law in China

Personal Information Protection Law ('PIPL'), effective from 1 November 2021, regulates those collecting and handling personal information. For companies processing employee data, a robust data security system should be integrated into the IT infrastructure and in line with PIPL.  Whilst PIPL largely affects companies handling consumer data, employers are not immune from PIPL and should…

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Q&A with Dr Roberto Gilardino on the Revised Measures for Cybersecurity Reviews in China

The Measures for Cybersecurity Reviews "("Measures"") was revised by 12 Ministries on 28 December 2021 and comes into effect on 15 February 2022. The Square speaks with Dr Roberto Gilardino, Regional Partner for Asia and Additional Countries, on the implications of revised Measures and application for companies in China. The Square: The Measures focus on…

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Your China Tech Update

China issues algorithm provisions to protect online consumers and prohibit unfair competition behaviour The recently released Administrative Provisions on Algorithm Recommendation of Internet Information Service (“Provisions”) substantially affects technology companies by regulating the use of algorithms. Released by the Cyberspace Administration of China and three other government bodies on 4 January 2022, the Provisions come…

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Companies are required to utilise company collection payment codes from 1 March 2022

What you should know The Notice on Strengthening the Management of Payment Acceptance Terminals and Related Business No. 259 (“Notice 259”) issued by the People’s Bank of China on October 13, 2021, and effective from 1 March 2022, is the first legislation to regulate quick response (“QR”) code payments. Notice 259 requires QR code payments to…

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Nuova data policy in Cina a tutela dei diritti e della sicurezza nazionale

Data Policy: in Cina si cambia. Dal 1° di settembre entrerà in vigore la “Legge sulla sicurezza dei dati della Repubblica Popolare Cinese”. Ad approvare quella che nel linguaggio comune viene già indicata con l’acronimo LSD è stato, il 10 giugno di quest’anno, il Comitato permanente del 13° Congresso Nazionale del Popolo, principale organo legislativo…

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