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Amanda Ge


Amanda is a commercial associate specialising in the TMC sector. She has detailed knowledge of the regulatory regimes across the TMC industry under the PRC laws, and has rich experience in advising clients on compliance matters and other issues commonly involved in their daily operation. Amanda is also experienced in assisting clients in handling IP licensing, IP transfer and other cross-border IP transactions.

Before joining CMS, Amanda worked for a top-tier PRC law firm where she was involved in various e-commerce and “internet of things” (IOT) projects, and provided practical legal advice to both domestic and foreign companies.

Amanda obtained her bachelor's degree of law from Renmin University of China School of Law, and her doctoral degree of law (J.D.) from University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

Amanda speaks Chinese (Mandarin) and English.

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  • Doctoral Degree of Law (J.D.), School of Law, University of Pittsburgh
  • Bachelor Degree of Law, School of Law, Renmin University of China 
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Data Law Nav­ig­at­or | China
In­form­a­tion on Data Pro­tec­tion and Cy­ber Se­cur­ity laws...
China monthly TMT up­date - Janu­ary 2019
SAMR is­sues draft of reg­u­la­tion meas­ures on di­git­al busi­ness li­cence (tri­al) The State Ad­min­is­tra­tion for Mar­ket Reg­u­la­tion (“SAMR”) is­sued the Draft of Reg­u­la­tion Meas­ures on Di­git­al Busi­ness Li­cence ("Draft") on 6 Decem­ber 2018.
China pub­lished new reg­u­la­tions on Cross-bor­der E-com­merce Re­tail...
The Chinese gov­ern­ment pub­lished three im­port­ant reg­u­la­tions set­ting out the new policies gov­ern­ing cross-bor­der e-com­merce near the end of Novem­ber 2018, in­clud­ing the Su­per­vi­sion of Cross-bor­der E-com­merce Re­tail Im­ports (“Cir­cu­lar”), the No­tice of Im­prov­ing.
China Monthly TMT Up­date – Novem­ber 2018
CAC is­sues the reg­u­la­tion on the safety as­sess­ment for in­ter­net ser­vices cap­able of cre­at­ing pub­lic opin­ions or so­cial mo­bil­iz­a­tion The Cy­ber­space Ad­min­is­tra­tion of China (“CAC”) is­sued the Reg­u­la­tion on the Safety As­sess­ment for In­ter­net Ser­vices Cap­able of.
China Monthly TMT Up­date – Oc­to­ber 2018
Cy­ber­space Ad­min­is­tra­tion of China so­li­cit­ing com­ments on draft block­chain reg­u­la­tion The Cy­ber­space Ad­min­is­tra­tion of China pub­lished the Ad­min­is­trat­ive Pro­vi­sions for Block­chain In­form­a­tion Ser­vices (Draft for com­ment) ("Draft Pro­vi­sions") on 19 Oc­to­ber 2018.
China es­tab­lishes a new block­chain tri­al zone in Hain­an
On 30 Septem­ber 2018, the Hain­an Pro­vin­cial In­dustry and In­form­a­tion Tech­no­logy De­part­ment ap­proved the es­tab­lish­ment of the Hain­an Free Trade Zone (Port) Block­chain Tri­al Zone (the “Hain­an Block­chain Zone”) to en­cour­age in­nov­a­tion and pro­mote the ap­plic­a­tion.
China Monthly TMT Up­date Septem­ber 2018
NHC is­sues the ad­min­is­trat­ive meas­ures on the stand­ards, se­cur­ity and ser­vice of na­tion­al health and med­ic­al big data (tri­al) The Na­tion­al Health Com­mis­sion of the People’s Re­pub­lic of China (“NHC”) is­sued the Ad­min­is­trat­ive Meas­ures on the Stand­ards, Se­cur­ity.
China es­tab­lishes two new In­ter­net Courts in Beijing and Guang­zhou
The Su­preme People’s Court of the People’s Re­pub­lic of China re­leased the Pro­vi­sions on Sev­er­al Is­sues Con­cern­ing the Tri­al of Cases by the In­ter­net Court (“Pro­vi­sions”) on 6 Septem­ber 2018. The  Pro­vi­sions defined the jur­is­dic­tion and op­er­a­tion of the two.
New Law gov­ern­ing E-com­merce is pub­lished in China
On 31 Au­gust 2018, the Stand­ing Com­mit­tee of the Na­tion­al People’s Con­gress of the PRC pub­lished the PRC E-Com­merce Law (“E-com­merce Law”). Un­der the E-com­merce Law, “e-com­merce” refers to op­er­at­ing activ­it­ies of selling goods or provid­ing ser­vices through.
China Monthly TMT Up­date – Au­gust 2018
The Min­istry of In­dustry and in­form­a­tion Tech­no­logy (“MIIT”) is­sued the Cir­cu­lar on Check­ing Cy­ber­se­cur­ity in the Tele­com­mu­nic­a­tions and In­ter­net In­dus­tries for 2018 (“Cir­cu­lar”) on 13 Au­gust 2018.
China Monthly TMT Up­date – Ju­ly 2018
MIIT pub­lishes guidelines on In­dus­tri­al In­ter­net Plat­forms The Min­istry of In­dustry and In­form­a­tion Tech­no­logy (“MIIT”) pub­lished the Guide to the De­vel­op­ment and Pro­mo­tion of In­dus­tri­al In­ter­net Plat­forms ("Guide") and the Meas­ures for the As­sess­ment of In­dus­tri­al.
Draft reg­u­la­tion gov­ern­ing net­work multi-level se­cur­ity pro­tec­tion...
The Min­istry of Pub­lic Se­cur­ity (“MPS”) pub­lished the draft Net­work Multi-level Se­cur­ity Pro­tec­tion Reg­u­la­tion (“Draft Reg­u­la­tion”) on 27 June 2018 to so­li­cit pub­lic opin­ions. The Draft Reg­u­la­tion is mainly for­mu­lated to im­ple­ment the cy­ber­se­cur­ity multi-level.