Legal update: PDPA

Legal Update: PDPA

LEGAL UPDATE: PDPA (PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION ACT – 10/2/2021 New amendments to the Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”) were announced November 2020. While many revisions are not technology-centric, and construct increasing responsibility on any business having contact with personal data, most have direct impact of increasing the compliance burden to technology services businesses holding personal …

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e-Signatures and COVID-19

ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES: COMPLETING TRANSACTIONS IN A TIME OF SAFE DISTANCING Misa MITSUGI, Juen Yi FAN Despite disruption to businesses owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have been able to operate to some level of normality owing to a range of technological advancements in communication, document sharing and remote access capabilities. In particular, the use …

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Singapore skyline

Update: COVID-19 legislation

LEGAL UPDATES: COVID-19 (TEMPORARY MEASURES) ACT 2020 – KEY CONSIDERATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS Misa MITSUGI, Juen Yi FAN Businesses and operations around the world are currently at an unprecedented standstill with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, and Singapore has not been spared. In an effort to provide some temporary reprieve for businesses in Singapore, …

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Central Provident Fund (CPF)

CPF Retirement Sum

15 October 2018, PAYOUTS UNDER CPF RETIREMENT SUM SCHEME – In the 2018 Budget Debate, the topic of CPF contributions for older workers were raised for debate. It was reported that the current rates for such older workers were set in 1988 and were never reviewed. During the debate: It was suggested that the progressively …

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