China’s New Data Security Law: What to Know

Latham & Watkins LLP

The Data Security Law will enhance an increasingly comprehensive legal framework for information and data security in the PRC.

Key Points:

Notably, the DSL:

..Applies to a wide range of data and data activities, with extraterritorial jurisdiction

..Refines regulations on “important data” and emphasizes protection of “core state data”

..Imposes a set of obligations combined with high fines and severe penalties on entities and individuals who conduct data activities.

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