Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

On 18 July 2023, Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC) issued a proposed set of advisory guidelines (Guidelines), to offer clarification on how Singapore’s comprehensive data protection law, the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA), would apply to the processing of personal data in the design, development and deployment of AI systems.

The Guidelines are intended to be advisory in nature, i.e. not legally binding, and will instead govern how the PDPC will interpret, apply and enforce the PDPA in the contexts where personal data is used in or for AI systems that embed machine learning models to make decisions, recommendations or predictions.Continue Reading Singapore Consults on Personal Data Guidelines for AI

The Monetary Authority of Singapore has launched a public consultation to gather feedback on two sets of proposed rules which it will soon impose on Singapore financial institutions (FIs), with a view to improving existing consumer safeguards, including for such FIs’ digital prospecting and marketing activities. 

What do the proposed rules seek to achieve?