China Cybersecurity Law – Implementation Overview and Predictions for 2018

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China Cybersecurity Law – Implementation Overview and Predictions for 2018

With the world’s largest population of internet and smartphone users, an ever growing list of local technology companies going global, and a young population eager to embrace technology in many forms, the introduction of the China Cybersecurity Law in June 2017, left many uncertain on what impact this would have on the world’s largest digital economy.

Several months on, with further proposed legislation incoming in the form of a second draft of the E-Commerce Law circulated in late November 2017, it is likely that further regulations are imminent, and likely to impact both local and multinational companies on their China businesses.

Join us as Baker McKenzie / FenXun partners Bao Zhi and Zhenyu Ruan provide an update as to the legal implications of the Cybersecurity Law. The presentation will cover:


-  Where we are now - overview of the implementation and enforcement of the Cybersecurity Law since June 2017

- Industry overview - implications of the Cybersecurity Law compliance requirement for internet, financial and healthcare industries and sectors

-  What lies ahead – thoughts about further implementation of the Cybersecurity Law in 2018


About the speakers

Zhi Bao, Partner, Baker McKenzie FenXun, Beijing
Mr. Bao heads the commercial-compliance group of FenXun Partners.

Mr. Bao’s practice focuses on foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions, and commercial compliance, all disciplines which he made his own during his over seven years with the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) in Beijing and subsequently at a leading PRC law firm. As a partner of FenXun Partners,. Mr. Bao has advised many multinational companies on regulatory aspects, including but not limited to anti-trust, national security review, cyber security issues, as well as counselling them on the regulatory risks of their business behaviour.

Zhenyu Ruan, Partner, Baker McKenzie, Shanghai
Mr. Ruan’s practice covers foreign direct investment, mergers and acquisitions as well as China regulatory advisory matters with focus on TMT and data protection areas.




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Non-Member $ 470.00 HKD
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China Cybersecurity Law – Implementation Overview and Predictions for 2018 

Wed, February 07, 2018
08:00 AM - 09:15 AM

Zhi Bao, Partner, Baker McKenzie FenXun, Beijing


Zhenyu Ruan, Partner, Baker McKenzie, Shanghai

Victoria Suite, The Hong Kong Club, 1 Jackson Road, Central. Hosted by Andrew Seaton
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