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China’s Draft Regulation on the Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure issued

On 10 July 2017, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) issued a draft Regulation on the Protection of Critical Information Infrastructure (the Draft Regulation), pursuant to Article 31 of the...

Written on: 31 Jul 2017

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Singapore’s new Cyber Security Bill – 10 things you need to know

What is the Cybersecurity Bill about? The proposed law will form a key pillar of Singapore’s cyber-defence strategy in its push to be a Smart Nation. It will: introduce a...

Written on: 21 Jul 2017

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Singapore proposed changes to the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act

The Singapore Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) announced in a press release on 9 March 2017 proposed changes to the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act (CMCA). The Computer Misuse and...

Written on: 14 Mar 2017

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Singapore financial regulator proposes reforms for the future economy

Recent global developments have reiterated the importance for Singapore to be able to adapt to a changing economic landscape. The Committee on the Future Economy (CFE) was set up to...

Written on: 21 Feb 2017

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Singapore government proposes new laws governing autonomous vehicles

Compulsory safety measures for testing of autonomous vehicles and the creation of an offence of interfering with trials of autonomous vehicles are among the proposed new laws in the pipeline....

Written on: 10 Feb 2017

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Singapore High Court rules on damages for patent infringement

Although patent infringement disputes are common, it is rare for the courts to have to calculate precisely what damages should be paid following a finding of infringement.  This is because...

Written on: 7 Feb 2017

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Singapore restructures media, telecommunications and personal data regulators; digital business to benefit

This article is written by and published on behalf of Director Koh Chia Ling and Senior Associate Gerald Tan of OC Queen Street. A. The Restructuring Singapore’s Infocomm Development Authority...

Written on: 30 Sep 2016

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Copyright law update: Singapore’s Ministry of Law proposes changes to Singapore’s copyright regime

Significant proposed changes to the copyright regime in Singapore are on the cards, including the establishment of a copyright registry, a new right of attribution, and new exemptions from liability...

Written on: 23 Aug 2016

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