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  1. 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 ...

  2. Legal news
    05 February 2021
    ACMA bites again: online retail giant Kogan receives AUD$310,800 fine for Spam breaches
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/australia/acma-bites-again-online-retail-giant-kogan-receives-fine-for-spam-breaches

    A number of Australian businesses have been caught by the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA), for breach of the Spam Act 2003 (Cth) (‘the Act’) within the last 18 months, paying over AUD$2,100,000 in ...

  3. Legal news
    06 July 2020
    China's long awaited draft Data Security Law released - What does it cover (and not cover)?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/china/chinas-long-awaited-draft-data-security-law-released-what-does-it-cover-and-not-cover

    At the 20th meeting of the 13th National People's Standing Committee held from 28th to 30th June 2020, the long-expected draft of the PRC Data Security Law ("Draft Data Security Law") received its first round of review ...

  4. Legal news
    16 December 2020
    Technology Transactions in China – Doing Deals in a Complex Legal Environment
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/china/technology-transactions-in-china-doing-deals-in-a-complex-legal-environment

    China’s regulation of technology transfer has been one of the central points of tension during the US-China trade negotiations, and has now mushroomed into a geopolitical issue. We take a look at the background to it ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Legal news
    27 April 2020
    China Cybersecurity Law Update: Two New National and Industry Standards: Personal Information Specification and Personal Financial Information Specification, officially published!
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/china/china-cybersecurity-law-update-two-new-national-and-industry-standards

    The long-awaited finalised revision of National Standards on Information Security Technology – Personal Information Security Specification GB/T 35273-2020 (the “PI Specification”) was officially published on 6 March ...

  7. Legal news
    15 September 2020
    Guidance note on collaborations among competitors in response to COVID-19
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/guidance-note-on-collaborations-among-competitors-in-response-to-covid-19

    COVID-19 has presented significant economic challenges to businesses across all industries, disrupting daily operations and global supply chains. During this time, temporary collaborations among competitors have become ...

  8. Legal news
    05 June 2020
    Singapore Introduces SG Digital Office and the Need for Digitalisation across Sectors
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/singapore-introduces-sg-digital-office-and-the-need-for-digitalisation-across-sectors

    On 31 May 2020, the Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) announced that a new SG Digital Office (SDO) will be formed to mobilise a whole-of-nation movement to accelerate Singapore's efforts to digitalise all ...

  9. Legal news
    29 April 2020
    Singapore: COVID-19 & Corporate Governance: Telecommuting, Meetings and Security during the New Normal
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/singapore/singapore-covid19-and-corporate-governance-telecommuting-meetings-and-security-during-the-new-normal

    With the disruption and uncertainty caused by COVID-19, organisations need to be aware of the heightened cybersecurity risks and take measures to protect their organisation and workforce while working remotely.