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IBA Lisbon: EU data protection laws will prove difficult to enforce in Asia

By Euan Conley

18 May 2017

IBA Lisbon: EU data protection laws will prove difficult to enforce in Asia Yann Cœuru via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

EU authorities will have to rely heavily on enforcers in Asia to carry out investigations into possible EU data protection breaches by companies in Hong Kong and China, according to a Hong Kong-based lawyer at Haldanes.