Article China Business Law Journal

Heads or Tails?

"The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) officially came into effect on 25 May 2018, and is intended both to harmonize the various national data protection laws across the EU and modernize Europe’s overall data protection framework to reflect new technological developments.

Meanwhile, in China, a similar revolution has also taken place, with a new Cybersecurity Law (CSL), effective as of 1 June 2017, which has consolidated the country’s patchwork of cybersecurity and data-related regulations under one comprehensive law."

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This article appeared in its entirety in the May 25, 2018 edition of China Business Law Journal.