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Approvals and Permits for Medical Websites and Apps

The Internet has been changing our lives at an unprecedented pace. In addition to E-shopping and food delivery, Internet medical services have become a significant part of our life. People start trying online diagnosis services when they feel sick; when they visit a doctor, they make online appointments beforehand; people also buy pharmaceuticals online as opposed to from brick and mortar pharmacies. Read more…

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Embarking on a New Journey of Personal Information Compliance – What you should know about China’s new personal information standards (2020)

On December 29, 2017, Chinas General Administration of Quality Supervision and Quarantine and State Standardization Administration issued a set of recommendatory national standards named <Information Security Technology – Personal Information Security Specifications (GB/T 35273-2017)> (hereinafter the 2017 Standards). Serving as an important supplement to the Cybersecurity Law (the CSL), the 2017 Standards offered integrated and meaningful guidance for both businesses and government authorities with regard to personal information protection and law enforcement actions. Read more…

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Llinks Client Alert – Cybersecurity, Data & Privacy (March2020)

I. Highlights

The Central Cyberspace Affairs Commission (CAC) issues the Notice on Protecting Personal Information and Using Big Data to Support Joint Prevention and Control.

The People’s Bank of China issued Personal Financial Information Protection Technical Specification. Read more…

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Chinese Legal and Regulatory Compliance Issues In relation to the Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

Outline:

  • Latest Local Policies on Postponing Work Resumption and Suggestions on Flexible
    Work Arrangements
  • Rent Relief or Termination of the Lease Agreement due to the Epidemic Outbreak?
  • Ten Preferential Policies – Suzhou, Jiangsu Province
  • Impacts of the WHO Declaration – Public Health Emergency of International Concern
  • General Legal Issues in relation to the Epidemic Outbreak
  • Employer Response
  • Toolkit of Relevant Notification & Worksheet

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Improved IP Protections under the Foreign Investment Law

On 1 January 2020, the PRC Foreign Investment Law (the “Foreign Investment Law”) and the PRC Implementation Regulation of the Foreign Investment Law (the “Foreign Investment Regulation”) (collectively, “FI Laws”) came into effect. Among other provisions regulating foreign equity investment in China, the FI Laws restate China’s position to strengthen the protections over foreign intellectual properties. Although it is still too early to see the real effects, the FI Laws have at least shown us a likely improved environment to protect foreign investors’ IP rights. Read more…

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Llinks Client Alert – Cybersecurity, Data & Privacy

I. Highlights

Personal Information Protection Law and Data Security Law have been included in the 2020 legislative plan.

The Cyberspace Affairs Commission (CAC) issued Provisions on Governance of Network Information Content Ecosystem.

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A Future Based on Creditworthiness——Review of China’s Corporate Social Credit System and Corporate Compliance

“China has newly introduced its corporate social credit system (the “CSCS”)”, “the CSCS is mainly targeting European and American companies in China” and “the 2020 deadline is near and there is not much time left for foreign companies in China”, since the second half of 2020, headquarters and local offices of multinational companies operating in China have received many alert emails so headlined. Some consulting agencies held several seminars on the CSCS topic, which were quite popular among the concerned companies despite the costly tickets. Setting aside the hyperboles in these agencies market campaigns, the authors believes the CSCS’ profound influence on companies business operation in China.

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