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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.