PDPA

SINGAPORE: Increased financial penalties under the PDPA now in effect

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: the data protection provisions, organisations may now have to pay …

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Singapore: Higher Fines for Breach of Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA) – up to 10% of Singapore Turnover

Authors: Carolyn Bigg, Yue Lin Lee, Gwyneth To Increased financial penalties From 1 October 2022, companies that breach the PDPA may face fines of up to: SGD 1 million; or where the organisation’s annual turnover in Singapore exceeds SGD 10 million, 10% of the organisation’s Singapore turnover. Penalties imposed under the PDPA could potentially be …

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