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Cyber_Bytes Issue 65

Published on 11 July 2024. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Rachel Ford, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate and Lauren Kerr, Associate

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Data dispatch - July 2024

Published on 05 July 2024. By Jon Bartley, Partner

Welcome to the fifth edition of Data Dispatch from the Data Advisory team at RPC. Our aim is to provide you on a regular basis with an easy-to-digest summary of key developments in data protection law.

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How will the "Genny lec" impact the world of cyber and tech?

Published on 24 June 2024. By Rachel Ford, Partner and Helen Monachan, Associate

On 22 May 2024, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak stood in the pouring rain to announce a General Election, thus commencing a summer of political and meteorological uncertainty for those in the UK.

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2024 Amendments to the Cybersecurity Act 2018

Published on 19 June 2024. By Nick Lauw, Partner and Pu Fang Ching, Senior Associate

The Cybersecurity Act 2018 (the "Act") first came into force more than 6 years ago to establish a legal framework for the oversight and maintenance of national cyber security in Singapore.

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Providing the identity of third-party recipients of personal data to a data subject – helpful guidance from the High Court

Published on 13 June 2024. By Alex Vakil, Partner

The High Court has handed down a helpful judgment for data controllers responding to data subject access requests which analyses the circumstances in which it may be appropriate for a data controller to withhold the identities of third parties who have been provided with a data subject's personal data.

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Cyber_Bytes Issue 64

Published on 04 June 2024. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Cyber_Bytes Issue 63

Published on 10 May 2024. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Data dispatch - April 2024

Published on 17 April 2024. By Jon Bartley, Partner

Welcome to the fourth edition of Data Dispatch from the Data Advisory team at RPC. Our aim is to provide you on a regular basis with an easy-to-digest summary of key developments in data protection law.

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 62

Published on 03 April 2024. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Cyber_Bytes Issue 61

Published on 05 March 2024. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Cyber_bytes - Issue 60

Published on 06 February 2024. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Data dispatch - January 2024

Published on 01 February 2024. By Jon Bartley, Partner

Welcome to the third edition of Data Dispatch from the Data Advisory team at RPC. Our aim is to provide you on a monthly basis with an easy-to-digest summary of key developments in data protection law.

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Data dispatch - December 2023

Published on 12 December 2023. By Jon Bartley, Partner

Welcome to the second edition of Data Dispatch from the Data Advisory team at RPC. Our aim is to provide you on a monthly basis with an easy-to-digest summary of key developments in data protection law.

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 59

Published on 08 December 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Fines for PDPA Breaches: How Clear is the Crystal Ball?

Published on 16 November 2023. By Nick Lauw, Partner and Pu Fang Ching, Senior Associate

The Singapore Personal Data Protection Commission ("PDPC") has recently issued a number of new enforcement decisions.

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 58

Published on 08 November 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Data dispatch - October 2023

Published on 31 October 2023. By Jon Bartley, Partner

Welcome to the first edition of Data Dispatch from the Data Advisory team at RPC. Our aim is to provide you on a monthly basis with an easy-to-digest summary of key developments in data protection law.

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 57

Published on 11 October 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Changes to the One Stop Shop

Published on 09 October 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate

In July 2023 the European Commission issued a Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down additional procedural rules relating to the enforcement of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (the 'GDPR' Regulations).

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Ransoms and Sanctions and Fines (oh my!)

Published on 04 September 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Helen Monachan, Associate

Ransomware attacks are happening all the time. Just the other month, the Cl0p ransomware gang claimed responsibility for the exploitation of a zero-day vulnerability in the MOVEit Transfer tool.

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 56

Published on 01 September 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 55

Published on 01 August 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 54

Published on 04 July 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 53

Published on 08 June 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 52

Published on 09 May 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 51

Published on 28 March 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 50

Published on 09 March 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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RPC Law x Web3: Gambling regulations – Don't Play Games of Chance with the Law

Published on 22 February 2023. By Nick Lauw, Partner and Pu Fang Ching, Senior Associate

This is part of a series of RPC x Web3 articles designed to help Web3 participants and enthusiasts understand their rights in this rapidly evolving space.

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 49

Published on 01 February 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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The NIS Regulations to expand to bring outsourced IT providers and managed service providers into scope

Published on 05 January 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Helen Monachan, Associate

The UK's Network and Information Systems ("NIS") Regulations came into force in May 2018 to boost the level of security of network and information systems for the provision of essential services, such as transport, energy, water, health and digital infrastructure ("operators of essential services (OES)"). These Regulations also applied to digital services, such as online marketplaces, online search engines and cloud computing services ("relevant digital service providers (RDSPs)").

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 48

Published on 04 January 2023. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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RPC Law x Web3: If There's Something Strange in the Web3 World, Who You Gonna Call?

Published on 06 December 2022. By Selina Toh, Senior Associate and Nick Lauw, Partner and Yuankai Lin, Partner

"And the way we win is by creating a new, democratic, decentralised internet, one where the behaviour of companies like this will be impossible forever. One where it is the users, not the kings, who have sovereign control over their data." - Richard Hendricks, in the HBO TV Series "Silicon Valley", portrayed by Thomas Middleditch

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 47

Published on 02 December 2022. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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RPC Law x Web3: Considerations for NFT Founders Building Communities and Providing Utility to Holders

Published on 09 November 2022. By Nick Lauw, Partner

In the past when one purchased an NFT, the only expectation was that he, she, or they was purchasing rights in an asset (usually a digital artwork).

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 46

Published on 01 November 2022. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Recent developments in data subject litigation caselaw

Published on 10 October 2022. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

Two interesting recent developments in the case law relating to data subject litigation. These further undermine the viability of low-value claims for personal data breaches for claimant law firms.

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 45

Published on 29 September 2022. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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RPC Law x Web3: Ownership of Digital Assets in Web3

Published on 27 September 2022. By Nick Lauw, Partner

This is the inaugural part of a series of articles relating to legal issues around Web3. Over the course of the next few months, will hope to provide you with some thoughts and insights on the areas of Web3 where potential legal issues may arise based on current laws.

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Singapore data protection update

Published on 15 September 2022. By Nick Lauw, Partner

New guidance from the Court of Appeal for parties involved in an action against another individual for loss and damage suffered as a result of a contravention of the provisions of the PDPA.

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 44

Published on 26 August 2022. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 43

Published on 02 August 2022. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Cyber Incident Reporting Obligations for Hong Kong Licensed Financial Services Companies

Published on 02 August 2022. By Jonathan Crompton, Partner and Flora Leung, Senior Associate

The number of cyber-attacks is on the rise. In particular, financial services companies have been identified as key targets for threat actors in the Q2 of 2022.

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Changes to data protection legislation in Asia – 2022 update (including Mainland China)

Published on 19 July 2022. By Jonathan Crompton, Partner and Yuankai Lin, Partner

Looking back on the last 18 months, the data privacy laws of several Asian jurisdictions have been updated to incorporate stronger protections for individuals’ personal data. This article provides an update on a handful of jurisdictions in Asia and summarises some of those main changes, including the far-reaching implications of the new data protection law in Mainland China.

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 42

Published on 06 July 2022. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Helen Monachan, Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Hong Kong data protection: cross-border transfers of personal data

Published on 20 June 2022. By Jonathan Crompton, Partner and Andrea Randall, Partner

We take a closer look at businesses' obligations under Hong Kong law to protect personal data in a cross-border transfer and the new recommended model contractual clauses.

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 41

Published on 30 May 2022. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

Welcome to latest edition of Cyber_Bytes, our regular round up of key developments in cyber, tech and evolving risks.

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 40

Published on 09 May 2022. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 39

Published on 15 February 2022. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

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EDPB guidelines on personal data breach notifications

Published on 14 February 2022. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate

Last month, the EDPB published their "Guidelines on Examples regarding Personal Data Breach Notification" (the Guidelines). These are intended to provide "practice-oriented, case-based" guidance on when it is necessary to notify the relevant supervisory authorities (the SA) under Article 33(1) of the GDPR and/or data subjects under Article 34(1) of the GDPR following a personal data breach.

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Cyber_Bytes - Issue 38

Published on 26 January 2022. By Richard Breavington, Partner and Daniel Guilfoyle, Partner and Ian Dinning, Senior Associate and Rachel Ford, Partner and Christopher Ashton, Senior Associate and Bethan Griffiths, Senior Associate and Laura Thackeray, Senior Associate and Elizabeth Zang, Associate and Emanuele Santella , Associate

We are back following a short seasonal break and hope you enjoy this latest edition of Cyber_Bytes, our bi-weekly roundup of key developments in cyber, tech and evolving risks.

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