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Amendments to the Electronic Transactions Act offer new opportunities for trade and commodities finance and fintechs in Singapore

The Singapore government introduced a bill into parliament to amend the Electronic Transactions Act (ETA) (Cap. 88) (ETA) on January 4, 2021. The amendments set out in the Electronic Transactions (Amendment) Bill will be of relevance to the trade and commodities finance and fintech sectors as their primary object is to achieve recognition and equivalence … Continue Reading

Changes in State Data Privacy Laws to Become Effective Soon

This post was also written by Frederick Lah. We previously reported on Texas House Bill 300 that was signed into law last year.  The new law presents stricter requirements for health privacy and data breach notification obligations.  That law is set to become effective September 1, 2012.  Two types of entities will be primarily affected by the law: “Covered … Continue Reading

Privacy & Data Security Bills After the Midterm Elections

This post was also written by Christopher G. Cwalina and  Amy S. Mushahwar. The midterm elections will likely result in a shift of political power within the House of Representatives. The resultant divided government is likely to impact the present ambitious privacy and data security legislative agenda. Reed Smith Washington D.C. Data Privacy, Security and Management attorneys Judith Harris, … Continue Reading
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