Michael has more than 20 years of experience advising international companies’ operation in and with China. He has profound experience advising industrial clients in various sectors, which covers all legal aspects of a typical investment deal like market entry and joint ventures, M&A restructuring and exit. Throughout his two decades’ practice, Michael has been gradually converging his energy on technology driven business and has built up his reputation and connections in the circle.

As the first Chinese partner of Taylor Wessing, Michael is now heading the firm's TMC practice for China. Besides his expertise regarding the general corporate and commercial matters, he specializes in IT regulatory and data/privacy protection areas. Michael holds CIPP/E certification as granted by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP). At the same time, he quite often publishes articles and frequently comments on IT and technology related legal topics. 

Michael is National Chair of the Legal & Competition Working Group under the European Chamber of Commerce. He also serves as an arbitrator of the Shanghai International Arbitration Center.

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Global Data Hub - Latest news

News as at 10 November 2022

This week's data protection news includes: What's happening with the UK's Data Protection Bill?; 44th Global Privacy Assembly – facial recognition principles agreed; 44th Global Privacy Assembly – facial recognition principles agreed; Governments to work together and separately to tackle ransomware; CJEU ruling on inclusion and withdrawal of contact details in directories; Ofcom proposes lowering incident reporting thresholds for OESs.

10 novembre 2022

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2 de 49 Publications

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Global Data Hub - Latest news

News as at 3 November 2022

This week's data protection news includes: EDPB consults on updated guidelines on identifying a lead supervisory authority; ICO guidance on direct marketing using email and live calls; ICO concerns over emotion analysis technologies; ICO publishes draft guidance on information about workers' healthCNIL fines Clearview AI €20m; OECD cross-border data flow report; Australia proposes increase in data breach fines; AG ruling on retention of IP addresses to identify suspected copyright infringement; ICO fines Interserve Group £4.4m for employee privacy failings.

3 novembre 2022

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3 de 49 Publications

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Global Data Hub - Latest news

News as at 20 October 2022

This week's data protection news includes: Digital Markets Act published in the Official Journal; EDPB consults on revision to data breach notification guidelines for non-EU establishments; EC highlights data initiatives; ICO draft guidance on monitoring in the workplace; NCSC guidance on gaining confidence in supply chain cybersecurity; EDPB sets out harmonisation 'wish list' and other plenary developments; ICO responsible for the UK Trusted List.

20 octobre 2022

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4 de 49 Publications

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Global Data Hub - Latest news

News as at 13 October 2022

This week's data protection news includes: President Biden signs Executive Order paving the way for new EU (and UK) – US adequacy agreement; Breach of GDPR does not automatically give rise to a claim for non-material damage, says AG; £1.48m ICO fine for company profiling and targeting customers without consent; Malicious apps target Facebook user login details; Largest cryptocurrency exchange suffers major data breach.

13 octobre 2022

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5 de 49 Publications

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