Region: Hong Kong

New Hong Kong chief incoming

An English-qualified barrister and long-time government lawyer is set to take over as Hong Kong’s new data protection commissioner.

28 July 2020

Asia-Pacific data landscape set to change

Legal uncertainty and geopolitical rumblings in the Asia-Pacific region have led local businesses to reconsider their data storage strategies, observers say.

23 June 2020

Hong Kong watchdog seeks tougher framework

In a post-GDPR world, Hong Kong’s privacy czar wants to drag the region’s data protection framework into the 21st century.

20 January 2020

Hong Kong's data bar

11 December 2019

Former Hong Kong enforcer promoted to partner in private practice

Former Hong Kong privacy enforcer Carmen Tang has become a partner at Hugill & Ip.

16 October 2019

Hong Kong condemns Cathay Pacific security

Hong Kong’s privacy enforcer has ordered airline Cathay Pacific to enhance its cybersecurity in the wake of a data breach that affected nearly 10 million customers.

07 June 2019

Citibank fined in Hong Kong

A Hong Kong court has fined Citibank for continuing to contact a man who opted out of direct marketing.

23 May 2019

Hong Kong court dismisses rectification judicial review

A Hong Kong court has dismissed an attempt by a foreign worker to have a government immigration department’s refusal to change allegedly incorrect personal data put to judicial review.

15 May 2019

DLA Piper promotes in eight countries

DLA Piper has promoted 11 technology lawyers to partner in its latest round of promotions.

03 April 2019

Hong Kong watchdog calls for stronger powers

Hong Kong’s Office of the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data has ordered a broadband and mobile network provider to tighten its data security, and called for the government to consider bringing its enforcement powers in line with other watchdogs.

27 February 2019

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