Legal & Regulatory

Singapore Designates Nine Entities Critical to National Security Under New Investment Law


Singapore has issued a list of nine entities that are deemed critical to national security under the new Investment Review Act.

New Thai Law Targets Cross-Border Data Flows


Thailand’s PDPC issued two regulations on cross-border data transfers which broaden options for companies conducting lawful cross-border transfers.

Navigating ESG Grant Opportunities for Singaporean Businesses


The Singapore government provides an array of grants and incentives to help companies stay consistent with ESG metrics and transform into low-carbon businesses.

Amendments to Singapore’s Payment Services Act: Strengthening Oversight and Protecting Consumers


Amendments to the Payment Services Act 2019 (PS Act) passed in 2021, which will take effect six months in phases starting from April 4, 2024.

Understanding Personal Data Protection in Singapore


The Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) provides baseline protection for personal data in Singapore.

Vietnam’s Legal Framework for Personal Data Protection Initiated


Vietnam announced the development of the Law on Personal Data Protection to bolster data privacy measures and align regulations for a more cohesive framework.

Navigating Data Protection Impact Assessments in Indonesia


As part of Indonesia’s data protection law, businesses must implement Data Protection Impact Assessments for activities involving the processing of high-risk personal data.

Exploring Indonesia’s Personal Data Processing Practices: A Comprehensive Overview


Under Indonesia’s PDP Law, personal data processing activities must be conducted in a specific, legally valid, and transparent manner.

Digital Platforms Obligated to Pay for Media Content in Indonesia


Indonesia’s President has signed a regulation that will require companies such as Meta and Google to pay news publishers to feature media content on their platforms.

Appointing a Data Protection Officer in Indonesia


A data protection officer oversees the processing of personal data, ensuring alignment with regulatory requirements.

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