This post was written by Cynthia O’Donoghue.

Macau, Hong Kong and Taiwan have been flexing their data protection muscles. Macau’s Office for Personal Data Protection (“OPDP”) is investigating the transfer of data from the Asian subsidiary of Las Vegas Sands to the United States. Hong Kong has just passed the Personal Data (Privacy) (Amendment)

The Taiwanese Ministry of Justice recently concluded a public consultation on draft enforcement rules and proposed amendments to its primary data protection legislation, the Computer-Processed Personal Data Protection Act (“the Act”).

The amendments are reportedly far-reaching. If the amendments are approved, some key changes to the Act would be:

  • The law would apply to the