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This page is dedicated to keeping readers informed of the latest news and thought leadership articles from law firms across the globe.

If your firm wishes to publish press releases or articles, please contact Shehab Khurshid on +44 (0) 207 396 5689 or shehab.khurshid@legalease.co.uk

 

Drew & Napier Data Protection Quarterly Update Q3/2016

Drew & Napier Data Protection Quarterly Update Q3/2016

29 Sep 2016

Drew & Napier’s Telecommunications, Media and Technology Practice Group is pleased to present the latest issue of our Data Protection Quarterly Update.

Data Protection Quarterly Update Q2/2016

Data Protection Quarterly Update Q2/2016

30 Jun 2016

In this latest issue of our Data Protection Quarterly Update, the Telecommunications, Media and Technology Practice Group summarises several new guides published by the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC), and examine the 11 recent enforcement decisions by the PDPC. In addition, they highlight noteworthy developments in the area of data protection in several other jurisdictions, which may provide guidance for businesses in managing data protection obligations.  

PDPC Takes Action Against 11 Organisations For Breaching Data Protection Obligations

PDPC Takes Action Against 11 Organisations For Breaching Data Protection Obligations

13 May 2016

The Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has issued the Advisory Guidelines on Enforcement of the Data Protection Provisions (Enforcement Guidelines), and announced that it has taken enforcement actions against 11 organisations for breaching their data protection obligations.

Overview of the Singapore Telecoms and Media Regulatory Framework 2016 - article in GTDT

Overview of the Singapore Telecoms and Media Regulatory Framework 2016 - article in GTDT

10 May 2016

Global Competition Review/ Getting The Deal Through 2016

As the invited authors of the Singapore Chapter of Getting the Deal Through – Telecoms and Media 2016, the TMT practice group have provided updates and insights into key legal and industry developments in the Singapore telecoms and media landscapes. 

To read the chapter, please click here.

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through – Telecoms & Media 2016, (published in April 2016; contributing editors: Laurent Garzaniti and Natasha Good, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP) For further information please visit www.GettingTheDealThrough.com.

Drew & Napier Data Protection Quarterly Update Q1/2016

 Drew & Napier Data Protection Quarterly Update Q1/2016

Drew & Napier’s Telecommunications, Media and Technology Practice Group is pleased to present the first issue of our Data Protection Quarterly Update.

In this issue, we look at the emergence of new regulatory instruments and frameworks in the APAC region and in Europe, as courts, governments, and regulators continue to grapple with rapid advancements in new technologies and their implications on the ways in which personal data can be utilised.

To read the Data Protection Quarterly Update, please click here.

Proposed changes to the Competition Commission of Singapore’s guidelines: What you need to know

Proposed changes to the Competition Commission of Singapore’s guidelines: What you need to know

14 Oct 2015

The Competition Commission of Singapore’s (“CCS”) guidelines provide guidance to businesses on how CCS will administer and enforce the Competition Act (Cap. 50B) (“Competition Act”). The proposed revisions cut across a number of CCS’s major guidelines, and propose refinements to amongst other things CCS’s investigative and enforcement processes, the notification process, and CCS’s assessment of mergers under the merger regulation regime.  

CCS is seeking public feedback on these proposed changes. The closing date for submission of feedback on the proposed changes to the CCS guidelines is 6 November 2015.

This update sets out the key proposed changes to the CCS guidelines and the impact of these proposed changes on entities doing business Singapore.

To read the update, please click here.

Data Protection & Privacy in Singapore 2016 - article in GTDT

Data Protection & Privacy in Singapore 2016 - article in GTDT

6 Oct 2015

Global Competition Review/ Getting The Deal Through 2016

As the invited authors of the Singapore Chapter in Getting the Deal Through: Data Protection & Privacy 2016, Head of TMT Lim Chong Kin and Director Charmian Aw share further updates on Singapore’s personal data protection framework as well as recent developments which have arisen therefrom. 

Special Article: Data Protection in the Context of Competition Law Investigations

26 May 2015: The Drew & Napier Competition & Regulatory Practice Group brings you this special article as part of its latest Competition Law Quarterly Update for the first quarter of 2015. 

Drew & Napier Competition Law Quarterly Update Q2/2015

Drew & Napier Competition Law Quarterly Update Q2/2015

26 May 2015

In this issue, the Drew & Napier Competition & Regulatory Practice Group brings you the most notable events in the competition law world in the first quarter of 2015.

To read the update, please click here.

Overview of the Singapore Telecoms and Media Regulatory Framework 2015 - article in GTDT

Overview of the Singapore Telecoms and Media Regulatory Framework 2015 - article in GTDT

3 Jun 2015

Global Competition Review/ Getting The Deal Through 2015

As the invited authors of the Singapore Chapter in Getting the Deal Through – Telecoms and Media 2015, Head of TMT Lim Chong Kin and Director Charmian Aw share insights into telecoms and media regulations in Singapore.

PDPC Issues Additional Advisory Guidelines under the Personal Data Protection Act 2012

PDPC issues additional Advisory Guidelines under the Personal Data Protection Act 2012

22 Sep 2014

On 11 September 2014, the Personal Data Protection Commission ("PDPC") issued the finalised: 

(a) Advisory Guidelines for the Education Sector;

(b) Advisory Guidelines for the Social Service Sector;

(c) Advisory Guidelines for the Healthcare Sector; and

(d) new chapter on photography, under the Advisory Guidelines on the PDPA for Selected Topics,

which illustrate how the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 ("PDPA") applies to scenarios faced in each sector, as well as in relation to photography-related activities.

This legal update discusses the above finalised advisory guidelines, as well as the PDPC's new educational handbook entitled "A Guide to Notification".

To read the update, please click here.

PDPC issues additional Advisory Guidelines under the Personal Data Protection Act 2012

PDPC issues additional Advisory Guidelines under the Personal Data Protection Act 2012

22 Sep 2014

On 11 September 2014, the Personal Data Protection Commission ("PDPC") issued the finalised: 

(a) Advisory Guidelines for the Education Sector;

(b) Advisory Guidelines for the Social Service Sector;

(c) Advisory Guidelines for the Healthcare Sector; and

(d) new chapter on photography, under the Advisory Guidelines on the PDPA for Selected Topics,

which illustrate how the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 ("PDPA") applies to scenarios faced in each sector, as well as in relation to photography-related activities.

This legal update discusses the above finalised advisory guidelines, as well as the PDPC's new educational handbook entitled "A Guide to Notification".

To read the update, please click here.

Data Protection & Privacy in Singapore 2015 - article in GTDT

1 Oct 2014

Global Competition Review/ Getting The Deal Through 2015

As the invited authors of the Singapore Chapter in Getting the Deal Through - Data Protection & Privacy 2015, Head of TMT Lim Chong Kin and Director Charmian Aw share further updates on developments in Singapore's data protection regime, as well as the growing impact of the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 on organisations and individuals alike.

To read the chapter, please click here.

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in Getting the Deal Through - Data Protection & Privacy 2015, (published in September 2014; contributing editor: Rosemary P Jay of Hunton & Williams) For further information please visit www.GettingTheDealThrough.com.

TELECOMS, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY UPDATE

IDA ISSUES TELECOM COMPETITION CODE 2012 AND NEW TELECOM CONSOLIDATION AND TENDER OFFER GUIDELINES

Proposed consumer data protection regime for Singapore

On 13 September 2011, the Singapore Government released a public consultation paper on the proposed introduction of a consumer Data Protection (DP) regime in Singapore.

TELECOMS, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY UPDATE

MICA ISSUES PUBLIC CONSULTATION ON PROPOSED CONSUMER DATA PROTECTION REGIME

SINGAPORE DATA PROTECTION LAW EXPECTED TO BE INTRODUCED IN 2012

Singapore’s Minister for Information, Communications and the Arts announced yesterday in Parliament that a new data protection bill will likely be introduced in early 2012.

TELECOMS, MEDIA & TECHNOLOGY UPDATE

SINGAPORE DATA PROTECTION LAW EXPECTED TO BE INTRODUCED IN 2012

MICA Consults on Proposed Changes to Telecommunications Act

The Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts (“MICA”) has issued a consultation paper (“CP”) reviewing the Telecommunications Act (the “TA”). The review aims to keep the statute up-to-date with the latest developments in the rapidly-changing telecommunications (“telecoms”) industry.

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Getting The Deal Through - eCommerce

The Singapore government has been proactive and inclusive in its encouragement and development of internet communications and e-commerce, by its establishment of a supportive legal and technical infrastructure, investments in technology and awareness- building. Policy-wise, it adopts a balanced and light-touch approach to ensure that minimum standards are set for responsible use of the internet while giving maximum flexibility to industry players to operate, and favours industry self-regulation.

ELECTRONIC/INTERNET TRANSACTIONS IN SINGAPORE

The Singapore government has been proactive and inclusive in its encouragement and development of Internet communications and e-commerce, by its establishment of a supportive legal and technical infrastructure, investments in technology and awareness-building. Policy-wise, it adopts a balanced and light-touch approach to ensure that minimum standards are set for responsible use of the Internet while giving maximum flexibility to industry players to operate and which favours industry self-regulation.

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