Australia Bill Proposes Broad Access to Communications Data

The Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Bill 2018 (Bill) was introduced into Australia's Parliament on 20 September 2018. As proposed, the Bill would significantly enhance the powers of the Australian Security Intelligence Organisation (ASIO) and other law enforcement agencies to access information held by providers of communications services and equipment.

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Singapore Chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG) to Data Protection 2018

OrionW recently contributed to the Singapore Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) to Data Protection 2018 (ICLG Data Protection Guide 2018). The ICLG Data Protection Guide 2018 is a practical multi-jurisdictional guide that provides a cross-border overview of key data protection laws and regulations.

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OrionW Contribution to the Singapore Chapter of the International Comparative Legal Guide (ICLG): Telecoms, Media & Internet Laws & Regulations 2018

OrionW has recently contributed to the Singapore Chapter of The International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG) to Telecoms, Media & Internet Laws & Regulations 2018 (ICLG Telecoms Guide 2018). The ICLG Telecoms Guides 2018 is a multi-jurisdictional guide that provides you with a practical cross-border overview of telecoms, media and internet laws and regulations.

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Amendments to the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act

The Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity (Amendment) Bill (the "Bill") received its second reading and was passed by Parliament on 3 April 2017. On coming into operation, the Bill will amend the Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act (Cap. 50A) (the "CMCA") by introducing two new offences, amending the territorial scope of certain offences under the CMCA and permitting prosecutors to amalgamate charges in certain circumstances.

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Singapore Proposes Changes to its Payments Framework

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has recently commissioned a study of Singapore's retail payments ecosystem in connection with developing a payments roadmap to 2020. The study identified two areas requiring focus: regulation and governance.

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