An updated draft of China’s Amended Personal Information Security Specification (Amended PIS Specification) and proposed new amendments to the privacy specification for mobile apps (App Privacy Specification) were published this week, alongside brand new draft privacy regulations for the banking sector. These drafts will, if implemented, introduce some significant changes to current data protection practices in China. This is now the third draft of the Amended PIS Specification, but there still may be further changes before it is finalized and brought into force. However, organizations are encouraged to plan now in anticipation of these regulations evolving. Read more.