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Tag Archives: Data Protection

China — The Next Data Privacy Frontier

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Consistent with global trends surrounding the focus on and protection of personal data, China’s data privacy landscape continues to evolve. One of the most complex — and ambiguous — personal data protection regimes in the world, China does not have a central or overarching regulatory framework or single regulating authority governing personal data protection. Instead, […]

How Asia-Pacific Businesses Must Prepare For The Impact of the GDPR

How Businesses Must Prepare For The Impact of the GDPR in Asia-Pacific

It is essential for firms to understand the scope and complexity of their business activities first and have a good understanding of their internal processes in order to comply with the GDPR. Compliance with existing data protection laws of their own countries is likely to provide a good starting point. Here are some typical steps […]

United States deeply concerned about EU’s new privacy guidelines: Ross

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The United States is deeply concerned that the new European Union privacy guidelines will change how companies do business, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said, adding that the regulation should be implemented in a way to minimize barriers to trade. “We in the US are deeply concerned about the way the EU’s new privacy guidelines, which […]

Singapore Businesses Can Turn GDPR Into a Transformational Opportunity

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On May 25, 2018, the European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becomes enforceable across the member states. It is intended to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the union as well as addressing the export of personal data outside the EU. While the regulation is primarily focused on business operating […]

Blockchain-based technology for secure digital signatures wins legal tech hackathon in Singapore

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A team using a blockchain-based technology to provide a cost-effective, reliable and secure system for conducting and recording transactions online won a legal technology hackathon organised by the Singapore Academy of Law (SAL). The hackathon was a held as part of a regional legal tech forum, the TechLaw.Fest 2018 held from 4-6 April 2018. The […]