eOASIS is Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP's legal information website for clients, containing business and legal information prepared from a practitioner's viewpoint. It has four different modules, updated regularly, and materials range from commentaries on the latest legal developments to key legal and business information.

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On 9 April 2018, the Personal Data Protection Commission issued advisory guidelines on in-vehicle recordings by transport services for hire ("Advisory Guidelines"). Developed in consultation with the Land Transport Authority, the Advisory Guidelines were issued to provide guidance on ensuring compliance with the provisions of the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 when in-vehicle recording devices ("IVRDs"), such as inward-facing cameras and audio recorders are used. This update summarises the Advisory Guidelines. 

Welcome to the latest edition of our quarterly regional Technology, Media and Telecommunications update. The first quarter of 2018 has been a busy one, and we are excited to provide you short and easy-to-read write-ups on the latest developments in the ASEAN region. 

Having received broad support for dual class share ("DCS") structures following a February 2017 public consultation on a possible listing framework for DCS structures, the Singapore Exchange ("SGX") will allow the listing of companies with DCS structures. Issuers who wish to list with a DCS structure must meet the Mainboard listing criteria under Chapter 2 of the SGX-ST Mainboard Rules, and other additional requirements under the proposed DCS listing framework ("Framework").

On 28 March 2018, SGX issued its response to feedback received on the February 2017 consultation, and at the same time, commenced its second consultation in respect of the Framework. This consultation sets out proposed amendments to the Mainboard Rules to codify the Framework, and details of proposed safeguards. 

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