All You Need to Know About China’s Personal Information Protection Law

06 Oct 2021 09:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. HKT

Following a lengthy legislative process, China’s first comprehensive data privacy law, the Personal Information Protection Law (“PIPL”), was finally adopted on August 20 of this year and takes effect very shortly, on November 1. Many aspects of PIPL were modelled on EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (aka GDPR) but the PIPL departs from and in many cases is stricter than GDPR in a number of respects. 

Join MoFo speakers Paul McKenzie, Gordon Milner, Chuan Sun and Xuezi Dan for a webinar where we provide an overview of some of the PIPL’s key requirements and discuss how companies should prepare for this law. 

Among other topics, we will discuss data localization requirements under the PIPL and restrictions on cross-border transfers of personal information, which are more stringent than under either GDPR or pre-PIPL privacy rules in China.  

We will offer two sessions for this webinar:

  • Europe and U.S. East Coast: 

    Wednesday, October 6, 2021

    9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. EDT / 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. BST / 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. CEST / 9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. China Standard Time


  • U.S. West Coast and Asia: 

    Tuesday, October 12, 2021: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. PDT

    Wednesday, October 13, 2021: 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. China Standard Time


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