RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Managing Partner Tan Chong Huat shared his views in this week’s topic in the Business Times’ weekly column, Views from the Top.
In response to the queries as to what positives can businesses take from the upcoming Personal Data Protection Bill and other initiatives to protect consumer data and privacy, and how it will impact companies' use of social media and other online/mobile strategies, he is quoted saying:
“The proposed Personal Data Protection Bill gives businesses a certain level of certainty and clarity on how to manage the collection and use of personal data. In balancing the need to protect privacy of individuals against the use of personal data for legitimate purposes, it is laudable that the government has set out guidelines on the collection and use of personal data, having taken into account the views and concerns of the public.
The proposed Do-Not-Call Registry, in particular, is a novel concept in Singapore that will require parties to revise their marketing strategies accordingly.”
The Firm’s Data Protection Practice Group is led by Intellectual Property & Technology Partner, Mr Wun Rizwi.
In Issue 2 of RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s China Practice Bulletin, our China Practice team shared key insights on the “New Foreign Investment Industrial Guidance Catalogue” (New Catalogue), which has taken effect from January 30, 2012. The New Catalogue released recently replaces the 2007 version. A summary of the key amendments and adjustments introduced in the New Catalogue can be found in the bilingual bulletin.
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China Practice Bulletin Issue No. 2
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RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Capital on her appointment as the Sponsor for Van Der Horst Energy Limited with effect from 27 March 2012.
The Group is principally engaged in the provision of supply-chain logistics solutions encompassing warehousing and distribution as well as a wide range of other related services including labelling, packing and unpacking cargo directly from containers and distribution of packed goods.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing’s Partner and Deputy Head of Corporate and Securities Practice Mr Lawrence Wong, is the appointed Registered Professional for Van Der Horst Energy Limited.
RHTLaw Taylor Wessing congratulates RHT Capital on her appointment as the Sponsor for Sunlight Group Holdings Limited with effect from 22 March 2012.
The Group is primarily engaged in the manufacture and sale of a range of low voltage switchgear (LV switchgear). LV switchgear performs an integral role in the distribution and protection of electricity supplies for commercial, industrial, residential buildings and process plants.