Introduction to the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act

[On Demand Webinar - DL1045]

Course Type: Audio / PowerPoint Presentation
Course Registration Fee: No Charge
Duration: 60 minutes

Course Description:

Non-compliance with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) is an offense in Singapore, and it is crucial for organizations to put in place appropriate internal processes to comply with the law. It is imperative for legal counsels to be aware of the rights and obligations of their clients under the law, so as to facilitate the development and implementation of policies and practices to regulate the management and process of personal data. Tailored towards equipping legal practitioners with essential know-how, this session will ensure a concrete understanding of the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act 2012 and understanding of the steps necessary to safeguard full compliance.

What You Will Learn:

  • Key Aspects of the Personal Data Protection Act 2012, Guidelines and Proposed Regulations  
  • Become aware of your legal obligations as an employer in respect of data on employees or as an organization holding individual’s personal data  
  • Learn practical steps to ensure best practices in relation to data protection in your organization  
  • Obtain an appreciation of data protection implications on your commercial activities  
  • Compliance with the legislation






Rajesh Sreenivasan, Partner, Rajah & Tann LLP

Rajesh Sreenivasan has been advising clients on matters relating to data protection, telecommunications, electronic commerce, IT contracts, digital forensics and digital media for over fifteen years.

His clients include state governments and multinational corporations in the telecoms, computer hardware and software sectors government linked companies and statutory boards.  On the regional front, Rajesh has been engaged by the ASEAN Secretariat to facilitate a pan-ASEAN forum on legislative and regulatory reforms to collectively address convergence of IT, telecoms and broadcasting across all 10 member countries and by the Commonwealth Secretariat to co-lead an e-government capacity building exercise involving all member Caribbean nations.  Rajesh is also the contributing author for the Singapore Chapter of Sweet & Maxwell’s Data Protection Laws of the World since 2010.

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