Personal Information Protection and Data Cross-Border Transfer in China

Tuesday, December 12
4–5 p.m. Central

On November 1, 2021, China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL) came into effect. With China being home to 1.01 billion internet users—the largest online community in the world—the PIPL is poised to have an enormous impact internationally and change the ways in which parties conduct business both within and outside of China. Since June 2022, China’s data regulators have issued a series of wide-ranging laws and regulations to provide more details and guidance on the implementation of cross-border data transfer mechanisms.

In this webinar, Ian Yinan Wang will discuss personal information protection and data cross-border transfer in China and how they will affect doing business.

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This program is part of the Considering China webinar series.


About the Speaker

Ian Yinan Wang is a senior partner of a leading PRC law firm, DeHeng Law Offices. He advises clients on data protection, cybersecurity, and technology law issues, with a particular focus on cross-border transfer and the privacy implications of the emerging technologies, fintech, and e-commerce industries. Ian was recommended in the Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2024 for data protection, 2022 ACE LegalTech Awards: Top 15 LegalTech Lawyers, China Law & Practice Awards 2022 Cybersecurity Lawyer of the Year nominee. He serves as the data protection expert of the China National Engineering Laboratory for Cybersecurity Emergency Response (NELCERT). In addition, Ian is the associate editor-in-chief, Global Data Cross-border Transfer Governance, published by Science Press in 2023.

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