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China’s Cyberspace Administration announces first state level investigations under Cybersecurity Law

by Dechert LLP on

China’s Cyberspace Administration announced that it has commenced investigations into Tencent Wechat, Sina Weibo and Baidu Tieba for violation of China’s Cybersecurity Law late last week (11 August 2017). More particularly,...more

China launches its annual piracy crackdown campaign: focus on online piracy of films and TV programs

by Hogan Lovells on

China’s State Intellectual Property Office has recently announced, in a joint declaration with three other ministerial bodies, the launch of its annual online piracy crackdown campaign called the “Red Shield Net Sword...more

Draft Rule Would Require Security Assessment for Internet-Based New Business in China

by Faegre Baker Daniels on

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China (MIIT) released the draft of “Measures on Security Assessment for Internet-based New Business” for public comment in early June, and the deadline for submitting the...more

PRC’s New Cybersecurity Law to be implemented on June 1, 2017

by Dechert LLP on

Potential Implications for Foreign Network Products and Services - Cybersecurity is of national strategic importance to China, which has the largest group of internet users and the largest internet market in the world....more

What’s New in Washington: 10 Things You Need to Know

As the Trump presidency completes its first 10 weeks, the administration is celebrating big wins on the regulatory reform front while nursing some wounds from a major defeat on efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable...more

UK, US, HK and China – Access denied: an international perspective on ISP blocking injunctions

by Hogan Lovells on

While the UK Court of Appeal has opened the door for broadband ISP blocking to combat trademark or copyright-infringing activities, the picture in the United States, China and Hong Kong is more complex. Please see full...more

Business Litigation Report - November 2016

Second Circuit: International Comity Precludes Antitrust Liability of Chinese Manufacturers for Conduct Mandated by Chinese Law - On September 30, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued its...more

Top Ten International Anti-Corruption Developments for June 2016

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month, with links to primary...more

Disclosing bribery conduct not an easy decision for US companies

by Dentons on

While the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC's ) recent announcement of two non-prosecution agreements (NPAs) with Akamai Technologies, Inc. (Akamai) and Nortek, Inc. (Nortek) in matters involving books and records...more

China Passes (De) Encryption Cyber Law

On December 27, 2015, the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress, China's national legislative body, passed the Counter-Terrorism Law of China, which entered into force on January 1, 2016. Although the law's...more

China’s Anti-Terrorism Law – what it means for telecommunications and Internet service providers

by DLA Piper on

The State Council of China has published the Anti-Terrorism Law of the People's Republic of China, drafted to combat the threat of terrorism. The initial draft was circulated for comments in late 2014. Following...more

China’s Anti-Terrorism Law Released, Impacting Telecom and Online Business in China

Amid controversies, the Anti-Terrorism Law of the People’s Republic of China (“Anti-Terrorism Law”) was promulgated by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of China (“SCNPC”) on Dec. 27, 2015, and will...more

New challenges created by China’s new draft cybersecurity law

by Reed Smith on

In July 2015, China released its new draft cybersecurity law (the ‘Law’), which will potentially have far-reaching consequences for network operators and companies doing business in China....more

Cyber Security - Risk Management and Mitigation

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: - Agenda - Current Threat Environment - Current Threat Environment - Strategic Importance - Asian Data Privacy Regimes At-A-Glance - Data Protection: Regional temp - Asia-Pacific...more

China’s Supreme People’s Court Releases its First Decision Under China's Antimonopoly Law

by Latham & Watkins LLP on

Case sets precedent for antitrust disputes in China, particularly on how to define the relevant market, and assess market dominance and abusive conduct. Introduction – On 16 October 2014, China’s highest court...more

The Shortened Shanghai Free Trade Zone Negative List: One Small Step for Reform…

by Morrison & Foerster LLP on

Amidst high hopes in the foreign investment community for a streamlined framework regulating inbound investment to the PRC, China’s State Council launched the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (the “SFTZ” or “Zone”) in...more

China Takes Further Steps to Strengthen the Protection of Personal Information

by McDermott Will & Emery on

Recent provisions issued by China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology underscore the country’s increased emphasis on the protection of telecommunications and internet users’ personal information....more

New Law on Customer Data Protection in China Impacting Telecom and Internet Companies

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

The Rules Regarding the Protection of Personal Information of Telecommunications and Internet Users (the “Rules”) were adopted and announced on July 16, 2013 by the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (the...more

Internet Regulation and Data Privacy in China

China is the world’s second largest economy, with an annual growth rate of more than eight percent and a rapidly growing middle class. Foreign investment into China routinely exceeds US$100 billion a year. Businesses from all...more

Privacy in China: New Rule to Protect Personal Information

by Dechert LLP on

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) of the People’s Republic of China adopted a Decision Relating to Strengthening the Protection of Information on the Internet (the Decision) on December 28, 2012....more

Chinese Government Decision May Help Brands Protect Themselves

by McCarter & English, LLP on

Anyone trying to stop Chinese counterfeiters learns almost immediately that most of the information that would ordinarily identify China-based owners of a URL or website is false. That makes it costly or impossible to...more

China’s New Online Information Protection Law

by Davis Wright Tremaine LLP on

On Dec. 28, 2012, the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress enacted a 12-article Decision on Strengthening Online Information Protection (the “Decision”), without public consultation and after just one...more

China Adopts Privacy Legislation Strengthening Online Personal Data Protection

by BakerHostetler on

China’s top legislature, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, closed out 2012 with the approval of rules to enhance the protection of online personal information....more

Decision on Strengthening the Protection of Online Information

by McDermott Will & Emery on

At the end of 2012, the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress in China adopted the Decision on Strengthening Protection of Online Information (Decision). The relatively short 12-clause Decision, which has the...more

Intellectual Property And Technology News - Asia Pacific - Issue 4, Q2 2012: The Copyright Issue: ISP Liability Streaming, TV,...

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IN THIS ISSUE: *NEWS: - IPT Insights - Q&A with Nicholas Tyacke - In the spotlight: Melinda Upton - In the spotlight: Robynne Sanders *FEATURE ARTICLE: - Australian High Court confirms that iiNet...more

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