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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, […]

Why the EU General Data Protection Regulation will affect businesses across Asia-Pacific

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The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation will take effect on May 25. Here’s what Asian organisations should know. Ahead of the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on May 25 across European Union (EU) countries, a new whitepaper has found that businesses in Asia-Pacific will also be affected by the ruling. The GDPR […]

Enhanced practical guidance on data protection offered in Singapore

The Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) has published plans for new legislation on unsolicited commercial messages, and is also consulting on whether existing exceptions to the need for consent for the collection, use and disclosure of personal data under the country’s Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) need to be updated. The proposals are open to […]