Region: China

GDR explores US-China tech competition

The AI development race between the US and China could shape the geopolitical landscape for the next century, according to GDR's Q3 2021 Special Report.

21 October 2021

China imposes €460 million platform fine

China’s competition enforcer has issued leading food delivery platform Meituan with its second-highest fine on record for forcing merchants to exclusively use its platform and pay a fee to do so.

11 October 2021

China to set up algorithm regulation

The Chinese cyberspace regulator says it will set up rules to govern the use of algorithms in around three years – the latest in the country’s efforts to regulate its digital sector.

04 October 2021

Norway issues GDPR fine over China transfers

Norway's data regulator has fined a company 5 million kroner (€489,000) for illegally transferring personal data to China.

01 October 2021

China to stop overseas listings for companies with sensitive data

China is reportedly seeking to halt companies that handle sensitive data from listing in stock exchanges outside of the country.

27 August 2021

China tightens data protection with PIPL

China’s legislature has passed the landmark Personal Information Protection Law, strengthening the country’s data protection framework and giving companies just over two months to comply.

23 August 2021

Huawei accused of shifting Pakistani data to China

A subcontractor for a Huawei project in Lahore says the company made unauthorised transfers of Pakistani national security and personal data to China.

17 August 2021

China seeks to rein in facial recognition

China’s highest court has issued facial recognition guidelines that clarify how operators can use the controversial technology.

11 August 2021

China’s new Data Security Law – one month to implementation

Morgan Lewis & Bockius Shanghai partner Todd Liao and associate Sylvia Hu analyse how companies can comply with China’s new data security framework.

30 July 2021

German data watchdog investigates lab over use of prenatal tests

A lab that used Chinese gene company BGI Group's prenatal blood tests and services has suspended data transfers to Hong Kong following a German regulator’s fears that data protection rules have been breached.

16 July 2021

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