Beyond Data Privacy: From GDPR to PRC Cybersecurity Law [Save the Date]

  • When:
    Thursday, 15 November 2018, 8:30am - 10:30am
  • Where:
    TBC, .
  • Price:
    TBC. Members only.

The Chamber's Legal Focus Group invites Legal/Compliance Heads, IT Heads, DPOs (Data Protection Officers), ISOs (Information Security Officers), CSOs (Chief Security Officers), and management teams from our member companies to join this morning session and learn the difference between the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and PRC Cybersecurity Law, as well as how to be in compliance with both in China. 

Leon C.G. Liu, partner of MWE China Law Offices, will explain the similarities and differences between GDPR and PRC laws/regulations, as well as brief on how to deal with governments’ inspections/investigations from legal and IT perspectives. By introducing the legal gap between the regions in China, Leon will shed light on the localisation of data protection projects in China. Following Leon's presentation, a panel of guest speakers will share some more cybersecurity cases.  


  • 8:30am Registration & Networking
  • 8:45am Welcome Remarks
  • 8:50am Presentation & Panel Discussion
  • 9:25am Audience Q&A
  • 9:50am Networking
  • 10:30am Event Ends

No-show Policy: Please note you must cancel your reservation in writing to the event contact staff 24 hours in advance. No-shows without prior notification will be charged a no-show fee of RMB100. 

Walk-in Policy: Please note that members who attend the event without prior reservation will be charged an extra walk-in fee of RMB50 if spaces are still available.

Speaker Introduction

Leon C.G. Liu

Partner, MWE China Law Offices

Leon C.G. Liu is a partner of MWE China Law Offices and a co-head of the global corporate compliance practice group of McDermott Will & Emery. Leon focuses his practice on compliance investigations, data security and data privacy, export control and regulatory compliance. The clients he serves cover a variety of industries and he helps clients overcome complex regulatory challenges in the most efficient way possible, minimising disruption to their operations while reducing or even avoiding reputational and commercial damage.

Event contact

Hilary Wu