On Thursday, 7 June, Gabriela Kennedy spoke at the Shanghai Chemicals Roundtable on China's Cybersecurity Law. The roundtable was well attended by clients and potential clients including legal counsel from global leading chemical companies.

Gabriela kicked off her presentation with a general overview of the core principles of data protection vs cybersecurity and explained the elements and types of cybersecurity regulations in Asia. She then provided an in-depth analysis of the core provisions of explored the Cybersecurity Law and related Guidelines and Measures. Gabriela also provided guidance on compliance and dealing with the operational challenges of data localisation, cross-border data transfers, engaging with the authorities to ensure certification, training, and procurement. Her presentation was wrapped up by some practical tips and an interactive Q&A session.