Reading Time: 5 minutesWe know gambling other than with exempted vendors such as Singapore Pools, or in circumstances which do not attract statutory exemptions or defences,is illegal in Singapore. However, with changes in technology and a proliferation of offerings in social media increasing the risk of online gambling addictions, how has the legal landscape changed to enforce Singapore’s […]
Kok Keng has been in private legal practice since 1990, and his main practice areas are Intellectual Property, Sports, Gambling, Media and Technology law. Within these areas, he handles advisory, transactional and disputes work. In July 2018, Kok Keng was re-appointed by the Minister to the Singapore Copyright Tribunal for a second three-year term. He is currently an arbitrator with the Court of Arbitration for Sport, is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, sits on the panel of IP arbitrators of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre, and is a member of the International Masters in Gaming Law. Kok Keng has been recognised as a leading lawyer in his fields by publications such as The International Who's Who of Internet, e-Commerce & Data Protection Lawyers, The International Who’s Who of Sports & Entertainment Lawyers, The International Who’s Who of Information Technology Lawyers and the Who’s Who Legal : Telecommunications, Media & Technology. He has also been identified as a leading lawyer in Legalease’s The Legal 500-Asia Pacific and Euromoney’s Asialaw Profiles, thus placing him among the world’s pre-eminent lawyers in these respective fields.