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The Digital Revolution: transformation and disruption

Digital Revolution Knowledge Lawyer Catherine Hammon considers the disruption and transformation that new technology is bringing – along with the potential impact and legal issues that it poses. You can watch the...

Written on: 6 Aug 2018

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FinTech Update | July 2018

The FinTech sector is red-hot right now. It is becoming a major focus for nearly all firms, from traditional financial institutions significantly increasing their FinTech investments, to the tech start-ups...

Written on: 30 Jul 2018

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The rise of e-Money and virtual currencies

Re-discovering the meaning of money from a legal perspective Whether you are a student trying to figure out how to save the salary from your first job, a café accepting...

Written on: 26 Jun 2018

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ICOs in Singapore: regulatory and consumer protection concerns

In Singapore, initial coin offerings (ICO) of digital cryptographic tokens are not directly regulated. The Singapore government has not issued legislation which is specifically targeted at ICOs. In February 2018,...

Written on: 6 Jun 2018

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Proposed Singapore Healthcare Services Bill: what are the key changes for healthcare providers?

The Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH) has recently concluded a public consultation on the draft Healthcare Services Bill (HCS Bill), which is intended to replace the existing regulatory framework set...

Written on: 5 Jun 2018

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No standing to sue if assignment is merely of a bare right to sue, Singapore High Court rules

The Singapore High Court has ruled that a person who has been assigned by a copyright owner a mere right to sue for copyright infringement has no standing to commence...

Written on: 8 May 2018

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Greater protection for employees and gig workers

On 5 March 2018, the Singapore government introduced a raft of legislative changes which can be grouped into three broad themes: Expanded protections for employees; Introducing protections for gig workers;...

Written on: 25 Apr 2018

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Hong Kong Regulators take action against cryptocurrency exchanges

On 9 February 2017, just before the Chinese New Year holidays, the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) released a statement which, amongst other things, disclosed that the territory’s...

Written on: 5 Mar 2018

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Managing Personal Data in the Digital Economy

The Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) of Singapore launched a public consultation “Managing Personal Data in the Digital Economy” on the 27th of July 2017. In adapting to technological advancements,...

Written on: 25 Jan 2018

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