Real Est. & Hosp. Chapter - Data Protection Landscape in Singapore

Real Est. & Hosp. Chapter - Data Protection Landscape in Singapore
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Venue : 230, Victoria Street #13-00, Bugis Junction Towers, Singapore 188024 InterContinental Hotels Group (Asia Pacific) Pte Ltd

Event Start Date : Friday 26 January 2018

Event End Date : Friday 26 January 2018

Event Start Time : 05:45 pm

Event End Time : 07:00 pm

Registration Start Date : Thursday 11 January 2018

Registration End Date : Thursday 25 January 2018

To kick start the new year, we are pleased to invite you for our first networking event for the Real Estate & Hospitality Chapter.

With our industry evolving to meet consumer desires and competition, good governance and management of data and information have become key to success of global companies.

Given the rise of technology and data collection capabilities in systems used in our industry, considering how personal data is handled and compliance with personal data legislation is a key part of any company’s data and information management plan.

We are honoured to invite Mr Yeong Zee Kin, Deputy Commissioner of PDPC to speak to us about the data protection landscape in Singapore, and to give us an insight from the regulator’s perspective.

We look forward to seeing all of you.



5:45pm – Registration & Drinks

6:00pm – Welcome by Mr Wan Kwong Weng [Head, Group Corporate Services & Group General Counsel Mapletree Investments] & Ms Janice Gan, [VP, Business Reputation and Responsibility EMEAA East]

6:05pm – Discussion with Mr Yeong Zee Kin on the Data Protection Landscape in Singapore  

6:30pm – Any other business

6:40pm – Networking drinks


About the Speaker

Mr Yeong Zee Kin, Deputy Commissioner of PDPC

Yeong Zee Kin is a Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) lawyer. Prior to taking up his present appointment as Assistant Chief Executive and Deputy Commissioner at the Personal Data Protection Commission, he was Senior State Counsel and Director of Technology Law in the Civil Division of the Attorney-General’s Chambers and held a concurrent appointment as Senior Director (Special Projects) in the Legal Services department of the Ministry of Communications and Information. During that time, he was also legal advisor to the Smart Nation Programme Office and the Cyber Security Agency.

Prior to that, he was Senior Assistant Registrar and CIO cum CDO of the Supreme Court of Singapore. During his time in the Supreme Court, his administrative responsibilities included (at various times) the management of its registry, statistics unit and CISD. He managed the Supreme Court's Shipping, Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Employment lists and developed the specialised procedures for managing IP cases in the Supreme Court IP Court Guide. He continues to be engaged in procedural law reform as a member of the Supreme Court’s Civil Justice Commission.

*Please note this event is strictly for in-house counsel only

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