Legal Updates for October 2016

PRC Publishes Second Draft of Cybersecurity Law

On 5 July 2016, the second draft of the Cybersecurity Law of the People’s Republic of China (the “Draft Cybersecurity Law”) was published by the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic China (the “PRC”). This Update examines the key obligations contained in the Draft Cybersecurity Law, and assesses the impact of its provisions on businesses operating in the PRC technology sphere.