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TMT2020: Drawing a Line in the Sandbox – Boundaries for FinTech Regulation in Singapore

EDITOR’S NOTE:  We are excited to present this entry in our TMT2020 series, which reflects the key technology, media, and telecoms legal issues that are expected to impact today’s organizations and tomorrow’s marketplace.  It also provides an opportunity to highlight contributions by TMT colleagues across our global offices and practice areas.

Singapore has a strong track-record of courting technological innovation … Continue Reading

Posted in e-commerce Justin TongAlly Smith

TMT2020: Instant Gratification – the Rise of Fintech and Real-time Payments in Singapore

EDITOR’S NOTE:  We are excited to present this entry in our new TMT2020 series, which reflects the key technology, media, and telecoms legal issues that are expected to impact today’s organizations and tomorrow’s marketplace.  It also provides an opportunity to highlight contributions by TMT associates across our global offices and practice areas. 

Real-time payments have become an increasingly common way … Continue Reading

Posted in Data Protection & Privacy, Policy & Regulation Justin Tong

Singapore’s New Data Protection Regime – the Introduction of the Personal Data Protection Act

Singapore is in the process of enacting its first data protection legislation as part of the Singapore Government’s efforts to develop an overarching consumer data protection framework.  The Personal Data Protection Bill (“PDP Bill”) received its first reading in Parliament on 10 September 2012 and the Personal Data Protection Act (“PDP Act”) should be enacted by December 2012.

The PDP … Continue Reading