Category Legal Updates

PDPA and Employee Data

June 28, 2014

The data protections sections of the Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”) will come into force on 2 July 2014. Even at this late hour,...

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Does the PDPA Apply to Me?

June 10, 2014

The provisions within the Personal Data Protection Act (the “PDPA”) apply to all organisations, with certain exceptions. “Organisation” is defined at section 2(1) of...

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Am I in possession of data which is protected under the PDPA?

June 5, 2014

The Personal Data Protection Act (or “PDPA”) is only concerned with data of an individual. Under the Act, an individual is “a natural person,...

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Chinese Trademark Law

May 20, 2014

New Chinese Trademark Law Comes into Force A new People’s Republic of China trademark law has come into effect on 1 May 2014. It...

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Gluu Launches Personal Data Protection Act Quick-start Programme

May 16, 2014

“PDPA Quick-start Programme” for Organisations to comply with Singapore Personal Data Protection Act  The Singapore Personal Data Protection Act applies to all personal data including customer...

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6 Steps to Comply with Singapore PDPA Obligations by 2 July 14 (Part 2)

May 11, 2014

Personal Data Protection Act Legal Update (Part 2) The Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) will come into operation and be enforced in phases. The...

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6 Steps to Comply with Singapore PDPA Obligations by 2 July 2014

May 7, 2014

Personal Data Protection Act Update (Part 1) The Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) will come into operation and be enforced in phases. The provisions...

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New Recourse for Salary Disputes with Employers

May 2, 2014

Singapore Ministry of Manpower Small Claims Tribunal The Minister for Manpower, Mr Tan Chuan Jin, has announced on 24 April 2014 that the Singapore...

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Employment Act Singapore Update

April 28, 2014

Employment Act Singapore Update Significant changes to the Employment Act (Cap.91) have taken effect on 1 April 2014. Organisations who have employment contracts with:...

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