Region: Singapore

Changes coming to Singapore’s personal data protection framework

Significant changes to Singapore’s flagship privacy regime will bring it in line with international norms.

02 July 2020

Singapore reviewing data protection law

GDR understands that planned amendments to Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act are set to bring the country in line with some international norms.

04 May 2020

How Singapore is leading the way in Asia-Pacific data trade

The conclusion of negotiations for a digital trade agreement between Singapore and Australia demonstrates an ever-increasing emphasis in the region on data flows as a core component of international trade.

08 April 2020

US and Singapore renew commitment to free data flows

Trade officials from the US and Singapore have reiterated their support for free flow of data and objections to data localisation – with some observers suggesting the US may be seeking a digital trade deal with the southeast Asian city-state.

07 February 2020

Singapore watchdog releases business data-sharing guidance

Singapore’s data regulator hopes new data-sharing guidance will “enable trusted data flows” and empower emerging technologies.

04 July 2019

Singapore watchdog rejects consent complaint

Singapore’s data commission has dismissed a complaint alleging that a school failed to gather proper consent for a random drug test.

05 June 2019

Singapore commission proposes new data portability rules

Singapore’s data watchdog has launched a public consultation on new data portability requirements.

28 May 2019

Interview – Zee Kin Yeong

Singapore’s deputy privacy commissioner talks AI, trust and why it’s too early for regulation.

14 May 2019

Singapore commission clarifies reasonable security standards

Singapore’s data watchdog has warned a freelance tuition website over a design fault that exposed tutors’ educational certificates.

24 April 2019

Linklaters promotes TMT partner in Singapore

Linklaters has promoted Adrian Fisher to partner in its Singapore office.

15 March 2019

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