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Singapore Court of Appeal Clarifies Right of Private Action Under the Personal Data Protection Act

Singapore - September 22 2022 The Singapore Court of Appeal held in a recent decision that while emotional distress constitutes “loss or damage” for which the right of private…

Gina Ng

Metaverse: A Jumpstart Guide to Intellectual Property, Antitrust, and International Considerations

USA - August 26 2022 Insight The term “metaverse” first appeared in Neal Stephenson’s dystopian novel Snow Crash in 1992. Two decades later, the metaverse has evolved…

Rishi P.Satia, Kristin H. Altoff, Dion M. Bregman, Joanna Christoforou, Douglas J. Crisman, Ron N. Dreben, Jason E. Gettleman, John L. Hemmer, William Ho, Erin McGuine, Minna Lo Naranjo, Michael S. Ryan

Introduction to the Metaverse: Regulatory Outlook in China and Singapore

China, Singapore - August 25 2022 Metaverse” is generally used to describe any virtual world where users can interact using digital avatars. There are seven layers to any metaverse:…

Dion M. Bregman, Jason E. Gettleman, William Ho

Legal Issues and Trends in the Singapore Crypto Scene

Singapore - July 6 2022 Singapore has become a popular destination for new and existing cryptocurrency funds, just in time for the perceived oncoming “crypto winter.” This…

Daniel Chia, Kai Lee Lau, Sin Teck Lim, Vanessa Ng

New Financial Services and Markets Bill to Enhance Monetary Authority of Singapore’s Powers

Singapore - March 1 2022 The Financial Services and Markets Bill 2022, the goal of which is to address risks and challenges that impact institutions across the financial…