The Chinese Cyberspace Administration issues new measures for security assessment for cross-border transfer of personal information

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I. Background Early on the morning of June 13, 2019, Cyberspace Administration of China (“CAC”) issued the Measures for Security Assessment for Cross-border Transfer of Personal Information (Draft for Comment) (the “Draft Measures”). The Draft Measures makes significant adjustments to the Measures for Security Assessment for Cross-border Transfer of Personal Information and Important Data (Draft for Comment) released on April 11, 2017. In terms of the structure, cross-border transfer of personal information and important data is likely to be regulated separately and no longer governed by a single legislation in the future. This can be seen obviously from the Administrative Measures for Data Security (Draft for Comment) previously issued by CAC and is further confirmed by the issuance of

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Susan Ning, Wu Han, Li Yuanyuan, The Chinese Cyberspace Administration issues new measures for security assessment for cross-border transfer of personal information, 13 June 2019, e-Competitions Foreign Investment, Art. N° 96921

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