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.
On 26 April 2018, the Monetary Authority of Singapore ("MAS") issued a consultation paper to seek feedback on the proposed Guidelines on Individual Accountability and Conduct. On 6 June 2019, MAS issued its response to the feedback received, as well as a further consultation paper on the revised scope of Financial Institutions to which the Guidelines will be applied. This Update provides an overview of the proposed Guidelines as well as the key aspects and clarifications in the Consultation Papers and Response to Feedback.
The new Intellectual Property (Dispute Resolution) Bill (the "Bill") was read for the first time in Parliament on 8 July 2019. Progress of the Bill will be of keen interest to all Intellectual Property ("IP") right holders, as several enhancements to the IP dispute resolution system in Singapore have been put forward. This Update examines the key features of the Bill, as well as what IP right holders can expect from the new IP dispute resolution system.
The Cyberspace Administration of China recently released a series of draft measures and regulations pertaining to cybersecurity and data protection in China for public comments in quick succession. The measures and regulations will impose higher standards and strengthen China's cybersecurity and data protection regime across various sectors and fields of application. This update will examine the measures and regulations, as well as their potential implications.