Reading Time: 7 minutesSingapore’s Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”) is currently under review. In 2017, the Personal Data Protection Commission (“PDPC”) launched a public consultation on proposed amendments relating to the general concepts of collection, use and disclosure on personal data, and notifications of data breaches. Separately, the PDPC and Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (“CCCS”) jointly […]
Blockchain dispute resolution: a better alternative for the decentralised world?
Reading Time: 5 minutesWith the recent judgment by the Singapore International Commercial Court on the wrongful reversal of Bitcoin and Ethereum trades by a centralised exchange operator, we are beginning to see blockchain technology slowly creeping into traditional dispute resolution. That dispute, however, was only capable of being adjudicated through traditional legal means because the relevant transactions occurred […]
Smart contracts: a boon or bane for the legal profession?
Reading Time: 8 minutesThe views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author alone and do not represent the opinions of any entity whatsoever with which the author has been, is now, or will be affiliated. Smart contracts: a boon or bane for the legal profession? The unprecedented growth of blockchain technology has made smart […]