Region: Hong Kong

Interview: Stephen Wong

Hong Kong's data ethics report, enforcement priorities, and international transfers.

20 December 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

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

Jelinek: “Trust is the new gold”

European Data Protection Board chair Andrea Jelinek today emphasised the importance of trust to businesses that process personal data, following the publication of a Hong Kong report that urged companies to implement ethics by design.

23 October 2018

Facebook Hong Kong did not break the law, privacy commissioner says

Hong Kong’s data protection watchdog has cleared Facebook Hong Kong of local law violations in the Cambridge Analytica data leak scandal.

10 September 2018

Hong Kong lawyers defend privacy commissioner

01 June 2018

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