Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner Issues Guidance on Cross-Border Data Transfers

Hong Kong Privacy Commissioner Issues Guidance on Cross-Border Data Transfers

On 29 December, 2014, Hong Kong's Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data (the Commissioner) published a guidance note concerning the potential implementation of section 33 of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (the PDPO), which would restrict the export of personal data from Hong Kong. In a recent client alert, partner Mark Parsons and associate Peter Colegate from the Hogan Lovells Hong Kong office explore the Commissioner's understanding of how section 33 would be implemented, including some important nuances that are particularly relevant to multi-national businesses operating in Hong Kong and the wider region. To read the client alert in full, click here.

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