The new regulation’s requirement to submit potentially sensitive information, such as where the recipient will store the data to be transferred, could be of concern to affected companies. Photo: Shutterstock
The new regulation’s requirement to submit potentially sensitive information, such as where the recipient will store the data to be transferred, could be of concern to affected companies. Photo: Shutterstock

China’s new cross-border data transfer law takes effect, saddling firms with increased paperwork, compliance costs, scrutiny

  • The Cyberspace Administration of China requires firms to submit a self-assessment report, which includes the recipient of the data to be transferred
  • Once documentation is completed, the internet regulator will conduct a security review that could take up to 45 working days

The new regulation’s requirement to submit potentially sensitive information, such as where the recipient will store the data to be transferred, could be of concern to affected companies. Photo: Shutterstock
The new regulation’s requirement to submit potentially sensitive information, such as where the recipient will store the data to be transferred, could be of concern to affected companies. Photo: Shutterstock
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