China imposes 1st round of export controls on encryption equipment & software

We reported in October 2020 that the Chinese government had adopted The Export Control Law, which came into force on 1 December 2020. The Ministry of Commerce has announced that from 1 January 2021 certain equipment and software relating to commercial data encryption will be subject to export controls. The controlled items include cryptographic equipment, chips required for data security, …


About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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