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  1. Legal news
    11 June 2019
    Cybersecurity & Singapore - Overview of Cybersecurity in Singapore
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/cybersecurity-and-singapore--overview-of-cybersecurity-in-singapore

    Recently, the Singapore public health system was hit by a major cyber attack compromising the personal data of an astonishing 1.5 million patients. As a result of this cyber attack of "unprecedented scale and ...

  2. Legal news
    10 May 2019
    Fake news law passed in Singapore: Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Act
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/singapore/fake-news-law-passed-in-singapore-protection-from-online-falsehoods-and-manipulation-act

    Hot on the heels of France and Germany, Singapore is the latest country to jump on the bandwagon of countries which have enacted fake news laws.

  3. Legal news
    20 March 2020
    Legal considerations when launching a gym or fitness establishment
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/legal-considerations-when-launching-a-gym-or-fitness-establishment

    Fitness and wellness options in Singapore have been steadily rising thanks in large part to the growing awareness of the manifold benefits of health. This is reflected in the life choices that are now commonplace not ...

  4. Legal news
    12 February 2019
    Setting up a business in Singapore
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/singapore/setting-up-a-business-in-singapore

    The Republic of Singapore is an ideal location for doing business. Singapore has a record of political stability, low corruption and transparency. Its business environment is conducive to foreign investment and as a ...

  5. Legal news
    26 April 2017
    Updates to the PDPA Advisory Guidelines on Anonymisation
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2017/singapore/updates-to-the-pdpa-advisory-guidelines-on-anonymisation

    On 28 March 2017, the Personal Data Protection Commission ("PDPC") published a revised version of its Anonymisation Advisory Guidelines ("Guidelines") issued under the Personal Data Protection Act. A high level summary ...

  6. Legal news
    03 September 2018
    PDPC Issues New Advisory Guidelines on the Handling of NRIC and Other National Identification Numbers in Singapore
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/singapore/pdpc-issues-new-advisory-guidelines-in-singapore

    On 31 August 2018, the Personal Data Protection Commission ("PDPC") issued an Advisory Guideline on the Personal Data Protection Act for NRIC and Other National Identification Numbers ("Guidelines").

  7. Legal news
    26 July 2017
    What you need to know about Singapore's new Cybersecurity bill
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2017/singapore/what-you-need-to-know-about-singapores-new-cybersecurity-bill

    On 10 July 2017, the Cyber Security Agency of Singapore (“CSA”) released a draft Cybersecurity Bill for public consultation.

  8. Legal news
    17 April 2018
    New PDPA Advisory Guidelines on In-Vehicle Recordings by Transport Services for Hire
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/singapore/new-pdpa-advisory-guidelines-on-in-vehicle-recordings-by-transport-services-for-hire

    This article highlights the main points raised in a new guidance note on the application of the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 when in-vehicle cameras are used by transport services for hire.

  9. Legal news
    16 September 2020
    Corporate Governance and the Accountability Principle
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/corporate-governance-and-the-accountability-principle

    Under the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (No. 26 of 2012) ("PDPA") together with guidelines issued by the Personal Data Protection Commission ("PDPC"), organisations are required to comply with nine main obligations ...