Tag: China business

Getting prepared for the first Personal Information Protection Law in China

Big data analytics for many companies is crucial to identify personal consumption characteristics and increase sales. However, many consumers may oppose such practice since companies can mishandle personal information.   The Personal Information Protection Law of the People's Republic ("PIPL") takes effect from 1 November 2021 and is the first law to address misuse of personal…

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How the Export Control Law affects your company in or outside of China?

The Export Control Law of the People’s Republic of China (“ECL”) took effect from 1 December 2020. Previously, export controls were scattered across several laws and regulations and lacked a unified regulatory system. The ECL establishes the regulatory framework for export control and defines the controlled items subject to export control. For foreign companies, specifically…

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