Yan Luo


Covington & Burling

Special Counsel

Yan Luo advises clients on a broad array of cybersecurity and data protection in China. With previous work experience in Washington, DC and Brussels before relocating to Beijing, Yan has fostered her government and regulatory skills in all three capitals. She is able to strategically advise multinationals on Chinese regulatory requirements and represent Chinese companies in regulatory reviews in other markets.  Over the past two years, Yan has provided practical advice to clients on nearly all aspects of China’s Cybersecurity Law, including on issues arising out of data protection, cross border data transfers, and various cybersecurity requirements.


Contributions by Yan Luo

  • Transparency and Ethical Use of Artificial Intelligence: The Road Ahead
    Moderator at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • What Keeps You Up at Night? CPOs Talk Business in China and China Going Global
    Moderator at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Go with the Flow: Cross-Border Transfers from a Chinese Perspective
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2017