We kicked off Cybersecurity Month early with a masterclass on China’s Personal Information Protection Law (“PIPL”).
The PIPL was issued on August 20 and came into effect on November 1, 2021. A year later, PIPL remains a work in progress, with many implementing rules and administrative processes still being worked out by regulators. However, many aspects of PIPL are starting to take shape. Most notable are the details now available of PIPL’s cross-border data transfer regime. Regulatory enforcement since last year, including monetary fines against market leaders of unprecedented size, also offers important guidance to compliance.
MoFo speakers Paul McKenzie, Gordon Milner, Chuan Sun, and Tingting Gao reviewed the PIPL developments you need to know about to navigate China’s increasingly complex data landscape.