We celebrate success, excellence and innovation in the legal profession in the UK. Access our network of legal experts where you need them today and access your region using the drop-down menu. PwC`s global legal services network brings together the expertise of more than 3,700 lawyers in nearly 100 countries, bringing the right combination of legal knowledge, business understanding and technological innovation to transform the way you work and make the right decisions. Working closely with PwC, we offer global network expertise that connects all aspects of your business, so you can grow and protect it today and tomorrow. Important information is a legal distinction that refers to data collected and generated in China that does not contain state secrets, but is closely related to national security, economic development, and social public interest. As part of PwC`s global network, we bring our connected expertise in legal knowledge, business understanding and technology innovation to focus on your future and discover new opportunities. It is important that companies strive to comply with CSL legal requirements and other relevant regulations and standards (for best practices). Failure to comply with binding rules can lead to severe penalties and also damage reputation. However, compliance is not easy because, as mentioned above, the CSL contains general requirements and some articles lack clarifications or guidance needed for implementation. The significant number of rules, guidelines or standards issued since the CCRA came into force in 2017 is not always consistent and some rules or guidelines have not yet been finalized. CSL`s data localization requirement poses a particular challenge for global companies that need to transfer and share data with their headquarters and subsidiaries globally. The big four accounting giants have quietly closed their legal ties in China after intense regulatory scrutiny, according to a study by Law.com International, in a significant development for the Asian legal sector.

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