overseas data transfers

EU: Binding Corporate Rules are Generating Greater Interest

Multinationals increasingly turning to BCRs as providing more legal certainty for personal data transfers from the EU The EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) brought about stricter data protection rules, and increased penalties for breaching these rules. For many multinationals this has led to reconsidering their framework for transferring personal data from the EU to …

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CHINA: data localisation – a growing trend?

Foreign companies operating in China, or looking to enter the Chinese market, are increasingly concerned as to whether Chinese law restricts cross-border transfers of personal data collected in China. In light of recent developments, is there a growing trend in China towards data localisation? As is generally the case with China’s data privacy framework, there …

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