May 202016
 May 20, 2016  Laws, Non-U.S.

Michelle Price reports:

Hong Kong will begin a review of its data privacy rules over the next 18 months, with a view to potentially updating them in line with technological developments and changes in European regulation, the territory’s privacy regulator said.

Hong Kong’s data privacy legislation was drawn-up nearly 20 years ago and based at the time on European Union law, but recent changes to the EU framework and a technology-driven explosion in personal data may mean the current rules need to change, Stephen Wong Kai-yi, Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data, told the Reuters Financial Regulation Summit on Friday.

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