September 15, 2023
Asia Regional Managing Partner and Head of Greater China Lorna Chen (Hong Kong-Investment Funds) and counsel Jieni Ji (Hong Kong-Litigation) authored the article “How Cos. Can Comply with China’s Cybersecurity Rules”, published by Law360 on August 11, 2023.
The article discusses the latest developments in China’s cybersecurity landscape, focusing on the Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission (CAC) administrative enforcement procedures that came into effect on June 1, 2023. It outlines the circumstances that may trigger a CAC cybersecurity investigation, how such investigations are conducted and the rights of an investigated party, as well as the legal consequences and possible actions upon completion of an investigation. The authors also provide practical recommendations for multinational companies to review and update their cybersecurity compliance programs in light of the evolving cybersecurity landscape in China and globally.