Tag: Cybersecurity

Don’t get caught with your guard down — global data protection is a serious matter for foreign-invested businesses operating in China

In global business, the obligation to protect valuable data is paramount for enterprises.  This month marks the third anniversary of the Cybersecurity Law of the People's Republic of China (CSL). Equally, last month was the second anniversary of the General Data Protection Regulation (GPDR). Since the implementation of these measures, enforcement of both has continued…

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Cybersecurity: protection of personal data

Last year, the Cybersecurity Law of the People’s Republic of China (CSL) came into effect from 1 June 2017. CSL brought about national standards for cybersecurity protection, specifying security measures for network operators and providers of network goods and services. Key aspects of the law were highlighted previously on this blog, of which you can…

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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): application in Europe and the effects across non-European countries

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the new European Union Regulation on data protection and privacy, which came into force on 25 May 2018. The new Regulation 679/2016 has been directly implemented within the European Union (EU) and the European Economic Area (EEA). The Regulation has the merit to achieve a more harmonious EU relating…

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Cybersecurity, data protection and enhanced cross-border cooperation: CONSULEGIS Spring Conference 2017 wrap-up

Recently, a group of Horizons professionals represented the firm at the CONSULEGIS Spring Conference held in Amsterdam 11-14 May. CONSULEGIS is an international network of independent law firms, in-house lawyers and related professional advisors founded in 1990. The group includes members from 45 countries and 150 cities worldwide. Among several hot-topic issues addressed at the…

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