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    06:53 PM Singapore Law Blog

    SG and WIPO Centre Collaborate to Reduce Copyright Dispute Mediation Costs

    IPOS announced today that businesses and creators will now have access to reduced mediation rates to resolve copyright disputes in Singapore, at the World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration and Mediation Center (WIPO Center). This collaboration is driven by IPOS with WIPO Center, to strengthen Singapore’s position as the region’s alternative dispute resolution hub....

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    03:35 PM Singapore Law Blog

    Intellectual Property Insurance Initiative for Innovators

    IPOS announced a new initiative today with Lloyd’s Asia and Antares Underwriting Asia – the Intellectual Property Insurance Initiative for Innovators (IPIII). The initiative will give innovative enterprises insurance coverage for legal expenses that may be incurred in intellectual property (IP) infringement proceedings worldwide, which can often be expensive and detrimental to business cash flows....

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    12:31 PM Jasper Hayden Chan (LL.M. Oil, Gas and Mining Law Candidate (Nott Trent); LL.B. , Singapore Management University; Practice Trainee, KEL LLC)

    Towards A Clean, Green and Sustainable Environment: Lessons In The Use of Environmental Impact Assessments in Singapore

    Without a doubt, Singapore prides herself in being a clean and green garden city. As a mark of commitment to environmental issues, Singapore has acceded to and/or ratified several environment-related treaties. One of the more important treaties is the Convention on Biological Diversity (“CBD”). Singapore is 1 of the 196 parties to the CBD and as part of the CBD’s monitoring process, parties regula...

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    10:31 PM Gary Leow (LL.B., Singapore Management University) and Sean Lim (LL.B., Singapore Management University)

    Examining the Proposed Legitimate Interests Basis in Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act: Comparisons with European Data Protection Regulations

    Under Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act (No. 26 of 2012) (“PDPA”), an organisation must obtain an individual’s consent in order to process the said individual’s personal data (the “Consent Obligation”), save in limited circumstances: PDPA at s 13. In the Personal Data Protection Commission’s (“PDPC”) Response to Feedback on the Public Consultation on Approaches to Managing Personal Data in ...

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    08:27 PM Singapore Law Blog

    Latest compilation of publications by academics from NUS and SMU for the period July to December 2018.

    Singapore Law Blog is pleased to host the latest compilation (by the Supreme Court) of publications by academics from NUS and SMU for the period July to December 2018...