By Maya Lester KC & Michael O’Kane

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

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Michael is Senior Partner at Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP. He has acted in many of the most high profile and sensitive business crime cases of the last 25 years, at Peters &...

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