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Online Falsehoods Law - What Now For Corporates & Media Professionals?

Online Falsehoods Law -  What Now For Corporates & Media Professionals?
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Venue : Facebook, 9 Straits View, Marina One West Tower, Level 29, Singapore 018937

Event Start Date : Tuesday 28 May 2019

Event End Date : Tuesday 28 May 2019

Event Start Time : 03:30 pm

Event End Time : 06:00 pm

Registration Start Date : Wednesday 08 May 2019

Registration End Date : Sunday 26 May 2019

Please e-mail secretariat@scca.org.sg if you are a SINGAPORE PRESS CLUB MEMBER to enjoy complimentary passes.

Event Overview

Organised jointly by the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association and the Singapore Press Club for corporate counsel and media professionals, this event is a primer on some of the key things you need to know about Singapore’s proposed online falsehoods legislation. Who needs protection from online falsehoods? Why do they need to be protected? How will they be protected? What are some grey areas that both legal or media professionals should be concerned about?

Hosted at the offices of the mothership of online media, Facebook, this will be your opportunity to engage a Senior Counsel and other participants on some of these questions that may be leaving you sleepless!

Food and beverages at the event will be kindly sponsored by FTI Consulting.

*THIS EVENT IS HELD UNDER CHATHAM HOUSE RULE.

Speaker Profile

Dr. Stanley Lai

Head Intellectual Property Practice

Allen & Gledhill

 

Dr. Stanley Lai, SC is the head of the Firm's Intellectual Property Practice.

Stanley specialises in all forms of IP litigation and information technology disputes, and is also a commercial/chancery litigator. He maintains a strong advisory practice for IP/data management and cybersecurity, serving a broad spectrum of clients. He also represents clients in investigations that are undertaken by the Personal Data Protection Commission. In the biomedical and pharmaceutical sectors, Stanley has substantial experience in advising on healthcare and medical IP and regulatory issues concerning medicines, generics, patent linkage, bio-similars, medical devices, clinical trials, product recalls and product liability.

 

Q&A Moderator

Tom Evrard

Senior Managing Director,

Strategic Communications

 

Tom Evrard is a Senior Managing Director in the Strategic Communications segment of FTI Consulting and is based in Singapore. Specialising in regulated industries, he has spent more than 17 years advising clients on complex corporate communications and reputation management events and long term campaigns. His areas of expertise include issues and crisis management, corporate brand development, public policy and litigation communications, media relations, and capital markets communications.  Tom brings a wealth of collaborative, cross-border experience to client engagements.

His most recent assignment is managing operations for the FTI Consulting Strategic Communications practice in Singapore where he is responsible for broadening the firm’s footprint throughout South East Asia.

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