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Containing the Infectiousness of Fake News: Developments in Singapore’s Online Falsehoods Laws Amidst the...

With the ongoing global outbreak of COVID-19, governments worldwide race against time to contain not only the spread of the pathogen, but also the...

Singapore: Introduction to the Resource Sustainability Act 2019

Read publication As an integral part of Singapore’s strategy to build a sustainable, resource-efficient and climate-resilient nation, the Resource Sustainability Act 2019 (No. 29 of...

Coronavirus Outbreak: Global Guide to Force Majeure and International Commercial Contracts

This alert covers the following governing laws: English, PRC, New York, Australian, Hong Kong, Singaporean and South AfricanSince the COVID-19 coronavirus was first reported...

ACRA Signals Setting up of Central Register of Controllers, Disclosure of Nominee Shareholder’s Nominators

Setting up of a Central Non Public Register of Controllers Introduction of Register of Nominee Shareholders for companiesAt two recent Update Sessions organised...

Singapore: New PDPC Guidelines on Cloud Services and Data Access Requests

On 9 October 2019, the Personal Data Protection Commission ("PDPC") revised Chapter 6 (Organisations) and Chapter 15 (Access and Correction Obligations) and introduced a...

The Global Employer: Global Immigration and Mobility Quarterly Update (September 2019)

Read publication In this issue:Colombia: Colombian government adopts exceptional measure to mitigate the risk of having stateless children Italy: Salvini's Security Bis Decree obtains...

Singapore: Monetary Authority of Singapore Issues New Rules to Strengthen Cyber Resilience of Financial...

On 6 August 2019, the Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS") issued a set of legally binding requirements that financial institutions must take to mitigate...

ASEAN Medical Device Directive Implementation Updates

While local laws of Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia have fully complied with the ASEAN Medical Device Directive (AMDD), it is encouraging to see more...

Singapore: AML/CFT Code of Practice for Crypto-Firms in Singapore

The Association of Cryptocurrency Enterprises and Start-ups, Singapore ("ACCESS"), as part of its Standardisation of Practice In Crypto Entities initiative for the digital asset industry,...

Bite-size Briefings: Individual Accountability Regimes – Driving Improvements in Culture

Download publicationA series of briefings that take a "bite-size" look at international trends in different jurisdictions drawing on Baker McKenzie's expert financial services practitioners Individual...

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