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Sep 02, 2022 04:11 AM
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China Issues Guidelines for New Data-Transfer Regulation

A new regulation covering the transfer abroad of personal data took effect Sept. 1.
A new regulation covering the transfer abroad of personal data took effect Sept. 1.

China’s cybersecurity watchdog issued guidelines Wednesday on how companies should apply for security assessment of data transfers out of the country in compliance with newly effective regulations.

The guidelines apply to the Measures for Security Assessment of Cross-border Data Transfer, which went into effect Sept. 1 after being issued in July by the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC). The regulation requires security assessments for companies transferring personal information out of the country.

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