D2E: Data Privacy and Protection

This 3-hour session on Data Privacy and Protection is part of the Data and Digital Economy Law Series.


It will look at the Personal Data Protection Act and how it governs the use, management and protection of personal data. It also touches upon cross-border transfer and protection management of data in relation to the digital economy. The faculty will refer to case studies and real-life examples of breaches in consent obligations and data protection, obligations of data intermediaries, leveraging online platforms to collect data and more.


Event Details
5 February 2024, 9.30am - 12.45pm

SAL, Stamford 1 & 2, The Adelphi #08 -08, 1 Coleman Street (S179803)

SGD 294.30

CPD Points : 3

Past Event
9:30am Overview
9:45am Key personal data protection obligations
10.15 am Cross-border transfers of personal data
11.00 am Break
11.15 am Data protection management
12.15 pm Case study
12.45 pm End


Mr Steve Tan 
Partner & Deputy Head, Technology, Media & Telecommunications practice, 
Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP  

Snr. Acc. Spec. (Data & Digital Economy), SAL 


Steve is a Partner and Deputy Head in Rajah & Tann Singapore’s TMT (Technology, Media and Telecommunications) practice group. Steve practices Data Protection, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Intellectual Property, and Digital Media / Entertainment law.  


He has been recognized as a leading lawyer for TMT work in the Asia Pacific Legal 500; the AsiaLaw Profiles; the Practical Law Company Which Lawyer; and Chambers Asia Pacific. Steve is also cited as a leading lawyer for Technology law, Media law and/or Information Technology law in Best Lawyers, and in Who’s Who Legal: Data for Telecoms & Media, Data Security, and Data Privacy & Protection. In Legal 500 2019, Steve is cited as being “one of the gurus in the field of data protection”. Steve achieved top 10 in the Financial Times (FT) Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyers Award 2019. In Legal 500 2020, a client gave testimony that “Steve Tan has great depth of knowledge for PDPA matters. Strategic, sound in advice and very responsive.”.  Steve was additionally picked as a top 30 individual practitioner worldwide for Privacy and Data Protection in Best of the Best Global Expert Guide 2019. 


Steve co-founded and is a Director of (i) Rajah & Tann Technologies Pte Ltd, a company that provides technical solutions to help organisations navigate the digital economy such as contract management, e-discovery, e-learning; and (ii) Rajah & Tann Cybersecurity Pte Ltd, a company specialising in cybersecurity and data breach incident response. 


Steve is Adjunct Professor of the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore, teaching Privacy & Data Protection law.  

Ms Seng Yi Lin
Senior Managing Counsel, Mastercard 


Yi Lin is a Senior Managing Counsel for Privacy & Data Protection in Mastercard, covering privacy and data protection matters for Asia Pacific. Yi Lin previously practised law with an international law firm, specializing in information technology matters. 

Yi Lin is also Certified Information Privacy Professional, a Certified Information Privacy Manager, a Certified Information Privacy Technologist, and is also a Fellow of Information Privacy 


SILE Accredited CPD Activity

Number of Public CPD Points: 3.0

Practice Area: Data Protection and Privacy

Training Level: Intermediate 


SILE Attendance Policy

Participants who wish to obtain CPD Points must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For this activity, participants are reminded to sign in on arrival and sign out at the conclusion of each day of the event in the manner required by the organiser. Participants must not be absent from each day of the event for more than 15 minutes. Participants may obtain 3 Public CPD Points for each day of the event on which they comply strictly with the Attendance Policy. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy on any particular day of the event will not be able to obtain CPD Points for that day. Please refer to www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information. 


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For enquiries related to this event, please email les@sal.org.sg.

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