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China Amends Draft Regulation on Cross-Border Data Transfer

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightWe have just received a revised draft of the Measures on Security Assessment of Cross-border Data Transfer of Personal Information and Important Data (Measures).  Here we outline the changes made to the draft Measures first issued on 11 April 2017 for public comment (see our previous briefing and blog post here). The revised draft is … Continue reading

Cross-border data transfers: China issues new measures to strengthen data localisation

Hacker using laptop. Lots of digits on the computer screen.The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) issued draft measures for implementing the data localisation provisions under the Cybersecurity Law of China (Cybersecurity Law) and the National Security Law of China on 11 April 2017. The draft regulations are open for public comment until 11 May 2017.… Continue reading

Privacy action in Russia indicates enforcement focus on Western companies

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightAccording to news reports in Russia, the Russian Federation’s data protection authority – Roscomnadzor – may be targeting Western companies for enforcement action. What appears to be the first enforcement action of this kind is directed at Twitter. At the heart of the action is an assertion by the head of Roscomnadzor that, while Twitter … Continue reading
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