New Regulatory Authority Created to Regulate and Oversee Gambling in Singapore

Newly enacted legislations in Singapore have established a single regulatory authority for all forms of gambling, and have updated gambling regulations to protect the country from potentially harmful emerging trends. Establishment of the Gambling Regulatory Authority The Gambling Regulatory Authority of Singapore Act (“GRA Act”) which came into force 1 August 2022 has tasked the […]

Nutri-Grade Labelling Requirement Extended To Drinks Outlets Offering Freshly Prepared Drinks With High Sugar and Saturated Fat Content By End-2023

Following the requirement for pre-packed beverages to be labelled with a Nutri-Grade mark from 30 December 2022, the Singapore government has extended this requirement to all businesses offering freshly prepared drinks with high levels of sugar and saturated fat content by end 2023. The Nutri-Grade mark is a four colour-coded grade, with Grade A denoting […]

Breach of the Protection Obligation by Trinity Christian Centre

A recent decision highlights the need to implement reasonable security measures in database servers to safeguard against personal data breaches. On 11 March 2021, Trinity Christian Centre (the “Organisation”) reported a data breach involving ransomware to the Personal Data Protection Commission (“PDPC”). The Organisation sought to expedite proceedings, readily acknowledging the facts and admitting to […]


To comply with its obligations under the recently approved European Union-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (“EUSFTA”), Singapore has established a new Registry of Geographical Indications (“GI Registry”). The GI Registry commences operations with effect from 01 April 2019. A significant development is that GI protection will now be extended to agricultural products and foodstuffs such as […]