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    11:57 PM Joshua Kow (CIPP/A, LL.B. (Hons), National University of Singapore)?Kenji Lee (CIPP/A, Law Undergraduate, National University of Singapore)

    Technical Measures for Reasonable Security Arrangements under the PDPA – A Roadmap

    In this age of rapid technological advancement and digitisation, privacy and data protection issues have become increasingly visible and relevant to the average consumer. Legal penalties aside, the destructive power of high-profile data breaches or hacks on public confidence is also well-documented. Hefty fines may be paid, and CEOs may publicly apologise, but battered corporate reputations take m...

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    01:25 PM Eunice Chua, Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University School of Law

    Deferred Prosecution Agreements in Singapore?

    On 15 January 2018, Minister for Law and Home Affairs K Shanmugam said at a dialogue organised by the Law Society that deferred prosecution agreements (DPAs) could be introduced in Singapore as part of proposed changes to the criminal justice system. DPAs are agreements by the prosecutor to suspend prosecution of a corporate entity if it complies with specific conditions. If the corporation fails ...

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    07:06 AM Tan Chong Huat (Managing Partner & Co-Head of Private Wealth, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing) and Benjamin Szeto (Partner & Deputy Head, Private Wealth Practice, RHTLaw Taylor Wessing)

    Correcting misconceptions about meaning of ‘offshore’

    In early November this year, a number of high profile individuals were named in information released by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.  Questions relating to transparency have been raised on their use of or connection with offshore structures or investments in the latest information breach labelled as the Paradise Papers. Following the Panama Papers debacle last year, t...

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    10:12 PM Zeslene Mao (Justices’ Law Clerk, Supreme Court of Singapore)

    Heralding Protocols for Court-to-Court Communication and Cooperation in Cross-Border Insolvency Matters in Singapore

    In today's global economy, the failure of businesses having interests in multiple jurisdictions is becoming increasingly prevalent. These cases give rise to difficult issues pertaining to the interplay and relationship between courts involved in any one case. In particular, the involvement of multiple courts in a cross-border insolvency matter can lead to inconsistent decisions and uncertain outco...

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    12:24 AM Kim Shi Yin (LLB, Singapore Management University)

    All in Good Faith: Recognising the Doctrine of Good Faith in Singapore’s International Sales Law

    As a signatory of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (“CISG”), Singapore must recognize the doctrine of good faith in international sales contracts governed by the said Convention. However, the working definition of good faith in Article 7(1) of the CISG has been accepted to be confined to the uniform interpretation and application of the CISG provisions...