Understanding China's Cybersecurity Law

China’s Cybersecurity Law aims to protect national security – the defnition of which extends to maintaining territorial integrity, social and economic stability, and the public order. It regulates how organisations and businesses should protect digital information, including whether and under what circumstances it can be transferred out of mainland China, and introduces measures aimed to safeguard internet systems, products and services against cyber-attacks.

It’s important that you understand how the law’s requirements may relate to you. This information sheet provides general information and does not constitute legal advice. You may wish to seek expert advice specifc to your circumstances.