publications

The 2019 Draft Measures on Security Assessment of Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information, Article in CRi 06/2019

The Cybersecurity Law of the People’s Republic of China was issued on November 7, 2016, and officially put into effect June 1, 2017. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has released supportive measures to implement provisions of the Cybersecurity Law . These Draft Measures provide guidelines for cross-border transfer of data, data security assessments, and the protection of data in relation to national and public interest.

In 2017, the CAC published Measures on Security Assessment of Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information and Important Data. The draft received...

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Chinese Cyber Security Law in China Inside 2/2019

The newest article from our Managing Counsel Daniel Albrecht about the Chinese Cybersecurity law was published in the “China Insight” 2/2019, the Business magazine of the Sino-German Ecopark in Qingdao. The article is only available in German language. If you are interesting in the whole article please apply for a hardcopy at peter.tichauer [at] sgep-pd.cn Special thanks to him for his support.

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China’s New E-Commerce Law, Article in Computer Law Review International

Daniel Albrecht

China is driving a boom in global e-Commerce retail sales, consequently, the issuing of the first fundamental law addressing e-Commerce in China on August 31, 2018, effective on January 1, 2019, is a clear evidence of the widespread awareness of the importance of this phenomenon. The new E-Commerce Law is a response to China’s growing use of e-Commerce in daily life, particularly via mobile platforms.

The aim of the comprehensive body of legislation is to improve regulation of the flourishing market and to reinforce punishments towards...

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Chinese Cybersecurity Law Compared to EU-NIS-Directive and German IT-Security Act

Daniel Albrecht

When cyber security not only protects interests of the masses but ultimately also safeguards national sovereignty

In order to effectively address the challenges of attacks on IT systems, cybersecurity measures have been intensified internationally in the latest years. Germany, the EU and China have launched significant legislative initiatives in the last two years. However, the approach and the coverage of the regulations differ considerably in some areas.

I. Germany: IT Security Act ...

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Legal Protection of Intellectual Property in China, in RIW 5, 2017

Starke Managing Counsel Daniel Albrecht published an article about " Legal Protection of Intellectual Property in China " in Recht der Internationalen Wirtschaft (RIW 2017) , Heft 05, Beilage, Seiten 1-12.

You can download the full article: here

Sample:

"To obtain trademark protection in China, an application for a China trademark can be filed through the national registration system or the international registration system. For a national trademark application in China, an application has to be filed at the China Trademark Office by an official agent....

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E-Commerce in China – Facts and Law Regulations; Kommunikation und Recht, 3/2017

A complete overview about the legal perspective of the E-Commerce market in China you can find here:

E-Commerce in China – Facts and Law Regulations, Daniel Albrecht (Managing Counsel of Starke); Kommunikation und Recht , 3/2017, Beihefter 1/2017, dfv Mediengruppe, Frankfurt am Main;

"China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) reported figures of 520 million Internet users in July 2015. According to new analysis by digital marketing researcher eMarketer cross-border e-commerce in China will hit $85.76 billion this year, up from $57.13 billion in 2015 as...

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Digital Dos and Don’ts: China’s e-commerce market restrictions for foreign SMEs, EURObiz 1/2017

Daniel Albrecht Managing Counsel of Starke provides an overview of the rules that they need to abide by, including those pertaining to enterprises that utilise mobile Apps as part of their business model. Of particular importance, he says, is the way that foreign enterprises are structured if they are to operate in China’s e-commerce sector and remain compliant. You can find the article in the EURObiz magazine of the European Chamber of Commerce in China. EURObiz contains articles and features that address the important issues affecting European businesses in China.

The European...

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Our new brochure “China Law and Business Guide” 

We are pleased to present you our new brochure “ China Law and Business Guide ”.
Establishing your own business in China can well be challenging since the Chinese government still imposes various regulations and limitations on foreign companies who want to invest in China.
Once established your company might face new problems. We believe our 72 pages handbook will guide you solve problems, like how to hire and manage your employees in China, how to protect your Intellectual Property here, how to deal with product liabilities and contractual disagreements, how...

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Protecting Your Intellectual Property Rights in China

Every company who entered into the Chinese market and already established business bring their new ideas, their patented products and their famous brands to China to profit from its still increasing potential. But the question is how do you protect this Intellectual Property (IP) from infringements by competitors in China and fight back against imitators.

Our 40 pages hard copy will guide you, how you register your trademark, trade secrets and patents in China, how you doregistration with the Chinese customs, how to draft licensing agreements and how you manage your intellectual...

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German Ticker February/March 2016, Trademark Disputes with squatters

In the German Ticker, the magazine of the German Chamber of Commerce in China, February / March 2016, Daniel Albrecht has published a article on trademark disputes with squatters - How to protect your IP.

The full article you can find in the German Ticker the magazine of the German Chamber of Commerce in China (AHK) . Ticker is a free bi-monthly business and entertainment magazine published by the German Chamber of Commerce in Mainland China. It is also available for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices.

Please download the full article here: http://china.ahk.de/gc-...

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