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Guide to Data Privacy: Considerations for Companies (Part 2 of 2)

Reading Time: 8 minutesIn this two part series, Lawyer Yeong WanHsi discusses the various data protection regimes which have been implemented across the globe, the types of protection that they provide and  the legal considerations which companies should bear in mind. In the second part of this series, WanHsi elaborates on the various data privacy policies and data […]

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Guide to Data Privacy: Primer (Part 1 of 2)

Reading Time: 5 minutesIn this two part series, Lawyer Yeong WanHsi discusses the various data protection regimes which have been implemented across the globe, the types of protection that they provide and  the legal considerations which companies should bear in mind. In the first part of this series, she compares the European Union’s GDPR with Singapore’s PDPA and […]

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Four things to know about Singapore’s Proposed Cybersecurity Act

Reading Time: 3 minutesOn 8 January 2018, the Government introduced in Parliament for first reading of the long expected Cybersecurity Bill (the “Bill”). Here are four things to know about the proposed new legislation. #1    The role and powers of the Commissioner for Cybersecurity (the “Commissioner”) The Commissioner is given broad statutory responsibilities for overseeing and promoting […]

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Singapore Smart Nation – How the law is changing with big plans for Big Data

Reading Time: 4 minutesSingapore has set course towards building a Smart Nation that is driven by big data, and changes in the law and regulations are pertinent to that end. Singapore’s Prime Minister first announced the government’s vision to become the world’s first Smart Nation in November 2014. Since then, Singapore has been revising its legal and regulatory […]

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Singapore’s New Cybersecurity Bill: Key Takeaways

Reading Time: 6 minutesThe Cybersecurity Bill was released for public consultation by the Ministry of Communications and Information as well as the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (“CSA”). What is the Cybersecurity Bill? It is a draft of the proposed Cybersecurity Act which is expected to be passed by Parliament by the end of this year or the […]

Pro Bono: Practical fintech startup legal advice from lawyer WanHsi Yeong and Startupbootcamp fintech director Sam Hall

Reading Time: 7 minutesThis article was originally published in e27, one of our partners for our December series of Facebook Live Q&A focused on Startups. You can read the original article HERE. Here is some legal advice for startups in one of the most exciting and fast-changing industries in 2016 to 2017 Lawyer WanHsi  Yeong and Startupbootcamp FinTech […]

Fintech Regulation in Singapore — What you need to know, simplified

Reading Time: 20 minutesWe asked the FinTech startups in the alumni of Startupbootcamp FinTech Singapore what burning questions they had for a FinTech lawyer and in this article, lawyer WanHsi Yeong from ArrowGates LLC simplifies and demystifies regulation around FinTech in Singapore, and offers practical advice for existing and aspiring FinTech entrepreneurs.  The 3 Regulatory Pillars of FinTech Where […]

How well do you know Singapore Laws?

Reading Time: 5 minutesAs part of Law Awareness Week, ALN conducted a survey last week on 5 quirky and interesting Singapore Laws.   After asking hundreds of Singaporeans for their opinions, it appears that Singaporeans might not be as legally aware as they think they are on some issues. The Questions that we asked Singaporeans Respondents to our […]