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Privacy Law Will Help China Flex Muscles on Digital Trade

WSJ Pro Cybersecurity

25 Aug 2021

In a recent WSJ article titled "Privacy Law Will Help China Flex Muscles on Digital Trade," MoFo partner Paul McKenzie shared his insight on China's new Personal Information Protection Law. When it comes to evaluating other countries’ privacy protections, the Chinese statute doesn’t detail a process for establishing that other foreign safeguards meet local standards. According to Paul, that approach gives the Chinese state more latitude in the long term to negotiate agreements with other governments.

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