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Li Yang

Postdoctoral Researcher

  • YANG Li is a postdoctoral researcher at the School of Transnational Law (STL) of Peking University, and a member of the resident academic faculty. Before joining STL, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at King's College London on a research project funded by the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). She received a PhD in Law from King’s College London, an LLM degree from London School of Economics and Political Science, and an LLB degree from China University of Political Science and Law. She is also a China qualifified lawyer and holds a CIPP/E certificate. Li’s research lies in the field of data protection law, with a focus on the Chinese data protection regime and the EU’s GDPR. She has published in various journals, including the Hong Kong Law Journal and the International Company and Commercial Law Review. Her researchfocuses on the interactions between the rise of information society and data protection law, the distinctions between the concepts of privacy and data protection, and the ethical and proprietary values behind personal data. More recently, she is also interested in the intersection between data protection law and corporate governance, as well as emerging AI regulations in China and the EU.

  • 1. Yang, Li, and Min Yan. “The Conceptual Barrier to Comparative Study and International Harmonisation of Data Protection Law.”Hong Kong Law Journal 51.3 (2021): 917-950.

    2. Yang, Li. “China’s Data Protection Trilogy: Personal Information Protection Law, Data Security Law, Cybersecurity Law, and their Impact on International Data Transfer.” International Company and Commercial Law Review 10 (2022).

    3. Keller, Perry, Li Yang, and Tom van Nuenen. “After Third Party Cookies – Consumer consent and data autonomy in the globalised AdTech industry.” ICO Research Project Report, 2022.

    4. Keller, Perry, Tom van Nuenen, and Li Yang. “Consent is not enough A critical consumer guide to behavioural advertising”, ICO Research Project Report, 2022.

    5. Yang, Li, and Min Yan. “Understanding the relationship between data protection and privacy from a transnational perspective”. In progress.

    6. Yang, Li. “The ChinesePersonal Information Protection Law’s international Ambition and Weaknesses: A two-year anniversary assessment”. In progress.

    7. Yang, Li, and Min Yan. “Promoting Data Protection through Corporate Law and Governance Framework”. In progress.

  • Ph.D., King’s College London

    LL.M., London School of Economics and Political Science

    LL.B., China University of Political Science and Law

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