Lessons on 3rd Party Pre-Action Interrogatories in Dorsey James Michael v World Sport Group

Lessons on 3rd Party Pre-Action Interrogatories in Dorsey James Michael v World Sport Group

In the recently decided seminal case of Dorsey James Michael v World Sport Group, the Court of Appeal made important pronouncements regarding pre- action interrogatories. This case illustrates how pre- action interrogatories may be utilised to uncover the identity of sources behind information that is given in breach of confidence and the balancing considerations that

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Seminar at Sorbonne-Assas International Law School

Seminar at Sorbonne-Assas International Law School

14 March 2014 – George Hwang, delivered a talk at the Sorbonne-Assas International Law School. Drawing on his vast regional experience as a Commercial Intellectual Property Lawyer, George gave a sweeping view of the inter-relationship between international copyright treaties and their ramifications on regional transactions, as well as trends in copyright laws. He reminded the

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Personal Data Protection & Franchising

Personal Data Protection & Franchising

PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION AND FRANCHISING The Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“Act”) protects an individual’s data privacy. Private organisations fall within its ambit. Misconceptions on Compliance Many organisations, especially, Small and Medium Size Enterprises believe that they comply with Act because they do not telemarket. Others believe they are in compliance simply because they have

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Personal Data Protection Compliance Programme

Personal Data Protection Compliance Programme

By 2 July 2014, all private organisations are expected to be in full compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”). George Hwang LLC has developed a compliance programme to help you meet the obligations of this new law. The PDPA requires all private entities holding personal data to have the following in place: A

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5 Things You Should Know About the New Telemarketing Law

5 Things You Should Know About the New Telemarketing Law

Singapore – The Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA) establishes a Do Not Call (DNC) registry which will come into effect on 2 January 2014. The registration scheme will cover Singapore numbers only. It protects an individual’s privacy against telemarketers. Here are five things everyone should know before it comes into force. For Consumers Upon

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The Law Society’s Personal Data Protection Seminar

The Law Society’s Personal Data Protection Seminar

17 July 2013: Organised by the Law Society of Singapore, over 100 stakeholders gathered for a half-day session to learn about the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) and its effect on conducting business. The session opened with an overview of the PDPA by Personal Data Protection Commission’s General Counsel, David Alfred. Of note were the

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Judging the Price Media Moot Competition 2013

Judging the Price Media Moot Competition 2013

April 2013 – Held at the University of Oxford, UK, the sixth instalment of International Rounds for the Price Media Moot Competition saw almost 200 law students from around the world pit their skills across four days (9-12 April) of intense courtroom debates. George Hwang is honoured to have participated as a Senior Judge, judging

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