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As the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the world, and governments and health authorities work tirelessly to defeat it, its impact on commercial arrangements is a serious concern for businesses. Necessary quarantining measures have drastically disrupted supply chains, sales and consumer confidence have declined markedly, and international…

On 9 October 2019, the Personal Data Protection Commission (“PDPC”) revised Chapter 6 (Organisations) and Chapter 15 (Access and Correction Obligations) and introduced a new Chapter 8 on cloud services in the Advisory Guidelines on the PDPA for Selected Topics (“Guidelines”). The Guidelines, while not legally binding, reflects the PDPC’s…

On 22 May 2019, the Personal Data Protection Commission (“PDPC”) launched a guide titled “Guide to Managing Data Breaches 2.0” (the “Guide”) that refreshes an earlier guide on the topic that was published in 2015. The refreshed Guide retains some of the best practices for managing data breaches in the earlier guide and…