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Tech, Data, Telecoms & Media

22 January 2021
Samuel Yang Ministry of Commerce to launch pilot programme on cross-border data transfer security management

China - AnJie Law Firm

In August 2020 the Ministry of Commerce issued the Master Plan for Comprehensively Deepening the Pilot Programme on the Innovative Development of Trade in Services. The plan covers 28 provinces and municipalities directly under the central government, including Beijing, Tianjin and Shanghai. The pilot programme, which concerns cross-border data transfer security management, will run for three years.

Authors: Samuel Yang, Hongyu Jiang
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Jürg Schneider Proposed Film Act revision: investment obligation for online film providers and quotas for European films

Switzerland - Walder Wyss

The Film Act is under revision, with major implications for online film providers. Under the revised act, companies that show films in Switzerland in their programmes or as 'electronic services on demand or by subscription' (ESDS) must use at least 1% of their gross revenues to invest in independent Swiss film productions or pay a compensation fee. In addition, companies offering films in Switzerland as ESDS must allocate a minimum of 30% of their platform capacity to European films.

Authors: Jürg Schneider, Annemarie Lagger
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Recent updates

Samuel Yang Draft Guidelines on the Construction of a Data Security Standards System in the Telecoms and Internet Industries

China - AnJie Law Firm

Authors: Samuel Yang, Hongyu Jiang
Achilleas Christodoulou Cash rebate and tax relief for production of audiovisual works

Greece - A & K Metaxopoulos & Partners Law Firm

Author: Achilleas Christodoulou
Jürg Schneider Federal Council in favour of requiring critical infrastructures to report cyberattacks

Switzerland - Walder Wyss

Authors: Jürg Schneider, Hugh Reeves, Ashley Robinson
Pedro Cortés Draft law on tax benefits for activities dedicated to scientific and technological innovation

Macau - Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados

Authors: Pedro Cortés, Calvin Tinlop Chui
Ivana Manovelo Cybersecurity: overview of relevant legislation

Croatia - Macesic & Partners

Author: Ivana Manovelo
Eduardo Buitrón de Vega Patuel European Union recommends measures to be taken for use of technology and data to combat COVID-19

European Union - Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Authors: Eduardo Buitrón de Vega Patuel, Natalia Marín Villamiel, Tobias Maier
Petter Larsson Marketing of gambling bonuses

Sweden - Westerberg & Partners Advokatbyrå Ab

Authors: Petter Larsson, Stefan Widmark, Bodil Ehlers
Paul Van den Bulck Litigation Chamber rules on validity of employee consent under GDPR

Belgium - AKD

Author: Paul Van den Bulck