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  1. Legal news
    20 January 2021
    Prospective Refinements to CCCS’ Competition Guidelines in 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/prospective-refinements-to-cccs-competition-guidelines-in-2021

    Digital platforms have experienced significant growth and popularity in Singapore in recent years and COVID-19 has accelerated its proliferation. The rapid pace of innovation and broad adoption of these platforms have ...

  2. Legal news
    25 January 2021
    Singapore: Data Centres in 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/data-centres-in-2021

    Across the globe data centre plans and trends were thrown into disarray in 2020 by COVID-19 restrictions. Physical construction and renovation plateaued in many areas, and staffing and talent shortages were acutely ...

  3. Legal news
    19 April 2021
    Prospective Changes to CCCS’ Guidelines on the Substantive Assessment of Mergers
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/prospective-changes-to-cccs-guidelines-on-the-substantive-assessment-of-mergers

    The Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore (“CCCS”) has proposed updates to several of its guidelines. Among these, are updates to the Guidelines on the Substantive Assessment of Mergers. The proposed ...

  4. Legal news
    10 November 2020
    Singapore: Cyber and Data Breach Exposure
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/singapore-cyber-and-data-breach-exposure

    Technology and data may empower whole business. On the flip side, they can generate risks. As data use proliferates, all companies face the risk of data breaches. With increased enforcement action and more decisions in ...

  5. Legal news
    22 June 2021
    Singapore High Court denies injunction for emotional distress and loss of control of personal data, in the first private action brought under the Personal Data Protection Act
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/singapore-high-court-denies-injunction-for-emotional-distress-and-loss-of-control-of-personal-data

    In Bellingham, Alex v Reed, Michael [2021] SGHC 125, the Singapore High Court stated that the scope of a private action under the Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”) is limited to situations where pecuniary loss, ...

  6. Legal news
    15 July 2021
    International Comparative Legal Guide - Technology Sourcing 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/global/international-comparative-legal-guide-technology-sourcing-2021

    Bird & Bird’s APAC and UK Tech Transactions specialists have contributed to the inaugural edition of the Technology Sourcing guide, published by IGLG. Lawyers from our offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and ...

  7. Legal news
    20 September 2021
    Coming Up in Singapore: New Copyright Exception for Text and Data Mining
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/singapore/coming-up-in-singapore-new-copyright-exception-for-text-and-data-mining

    The Singapore Copyright Act is undergoing a major overhaul. Following an extensive public consultation exercise which began in 2016, the proposed amendments were passed by Parliament on 13 September 2021 and are ...