China (PRC)

Being ‘Verbal’ with cyber crime and data protection
Looking at jurisdictions with both longstanding and emerging cyber crime
and data privacy laws, we see why arriving late to the party can sometimes be an advantage.

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Combating the ‘CEO Fraud’ scam: How to spot it, and how to get your money back
In this article, Richard Hudson, Partner, Litigation & Dispute Resolution at Deacons details the ‘CEO Fraud’ phishing scam and explains measures companies can take to both reduce the risk and mitigate after the fact.

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Electronic growing pains: Cyber security and data protection in the People’s Republic of China
Clyde & Co’s Richard Bell looks at China’s approach to cyber security and data protection, noting that China, unlike Singapore and Hong Kong, does not currently have a stand-alone governing law.

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