Ankura’s APAC Data & Technology Lead, Chris Marks, and Greater China Data & Technology Lead, Han Lai, are in Hong Kong and Shanghai, respectively, sitting down with Kaylee and Mary to discuss how they are going on their respective journeys. We talked about how we stepped in and what was going on. Chinese eDiscovery is diverse, including certification, data creation outside China, and electronic data printing for acceptance as evidence. The views expressed herein are those of the author and not necessarily those of his Ankura Consulting Group, LLC., its management, subsidiaries, affiliates, or any other professional. Ankura is not a law firm and cannot provide legal advice. “Please note that electronic evidence is now considered acceptable to Chinese courts under the new amendments to the Evidence Rules that came into force on May 1, 2020.” Electronic Data in China New Evidence Provisions on Provision With the amendments to the provisions of the Supreme People’s Court on Evidence in Civil Procedures that came into force on May 1, 2020, the rules for electronic data have been greatly improved, and electronic data has been defined into five categories. rice field. 1. Information posted on electronic platforms (e.g. web pages, blogs) 2. Communication through the services of network applications (e.g. email, text messages) 3. Electronic records (e.g. user registration information, transactions) 4 Electronic files (eg, images, computer programs) 5. Other information stored, processed or transmitted by digital means.