Authors: Carolyn Bigg, Yue Lin Lee

The provision setting out significantly higher financial penalties for Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”) is now in force.

There is now an increased risk for organisations contravening the PDPA in Singapore.

This means that in relation to any intentional or negligent contravention of:

  1. the data


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On 27 July 2022, the highest administrative court in the Netherlands, published its highly anticipated judgment involving the Dutch Data Protection Authority’s assessment of “legitimate interest” under Article 6(1)(f) GDPR.

It was expected that the court would provide some clarification on whether “purely commercial interests” can qualify as legitimate interests within the meaning
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