With a background in Sinology and International Relations, and a PhD in Law, Rogier’s research focuses on Chinese domestic digital technology policy, as well as China's growing importance in global digital affairs. He is the principal investigator of the NWO Vidi Project "The Smart State: Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and the Law in China". For the Leiden Asia Centre, he directs a project on China and global cybersecurity, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He is also a co-founder of DigiChina, a joint initiative with Stanford University and New America.
China's Data Security Law contains provisions that cover the usage, collection, and protection of data in the PRC. Violations will trigger penalty fines and even suspension of business and revocation of license or permits. This panel will explore this new law, an increasing likelihood of a Privacy Law, and what the future holds for China.
Host: Yasmin Hinds, Global Privacy Lead & Legal Counsel, Pontoon Solutions
Wenxun (Wendy) Pang, Data Security and Privacy Protection Expert
Rogier Creemers, Assistant Professor in the Law and Governance of China at Leiden University
Virat Patel, Managing Director, Pioneer Consulting Asia-Pacific