Region: China

Cybersecurity incidents up by two thirds

The number of major cybersecurity incidents has risen by nearly two-thirds in the past three years, according to a Linklaters analysis of think tank data.

14 January 2019

Crossing the river by feeling the stones

China has long disregarded international norms when it comes to governing its affairs. Its approach to data is no different.

18 December 2018

New rules for social media companies in China

China’s state cybersecurity body has published rules requiring social media platform to retain users’ information, including their real identities and login details.

26 November 2018

Mayer Brown promotes privacy lawyer to counsel

IP, TMT and cybersecurity lawyer Karen Lee is one of seven Mayer Brown associates to be promoted to counsel in its Hong Kong and Beijing offices.

23 November 2018

Australian judge orders Chinese data export

Telecommunications manufacturer Hytera must send Chinese documents into Australian litigation, despite its arguments that doing so could breach China’s data localisation laws.

06 November 2018

Cathay Pacific data breach first since new guidelines

The day after Hong Kong’s privacy commissioner released guidelines calling for “respectful, beneficial and fair” data processing, the region’s flag carrier Cathay Pacific Airways has announced that it suffered a data breach affecting up to 9.4 million people.

26 October 2018

BakerHostetler adds partner in DC

BakerHostetler has added to its privacy and data protection team with the hire of Sarah (Xiaohua) Zhao from Faegre Baker Daniels.

08 October 2018

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