Thursday, June 1, 2017
The major question now is how the law will be implemented, and particularly how that will affect China’s international counterparts, both commercial actors and states.
- Delayed implementation of data transfer requirements may benefit foreign businesses, but also the expansion of their Chinese competitors.
- At the policymaking level, China’s technocrats seem inclined towards convergence with international and foreign regulatory regimes.
- Implementation of the law will be strongly influenced by sudden prominent events in the rapidly changing cybersecurity arena.