International: Issues around 'adequate or equivalent protection' in cross-border data transfers and four key steps to take
30 JANUARY 2020
Our Jeffrey Lim is speaking at a panel discussion on cybersecurity, organised by Singapore Computer Society on 7 February 2020 from 9 am to 1 pm at Temasek Polytechnic. The event will be a half-day workshop where you can learn about email and mobile threats at workplaces as well as learning about the tips and best practices shared by an interactive panel. The other panellists are representatives from SCS Infocomm Security Chapter, Temasek Polytechnic’s Diploma in Cybersecurity & Digital Forensics, as well as the Manufacturing industry. In addition, attendees will tour the Temasek Advanced Learning, Nurturing and Testing (TALENT) Lab that showcases a realistic environment of real-life cybersecurity scenario simulations.
23 JANUARY 2020
Very honoured that the High Court expressly relied on our Joyce A. Tan's assistance as an expert in a landmark case on cybersquatting.
The case provides valuable local judicial guidance on what is cybersquatting and if an agreement based on cybersquatting may be unenforceable for public policy reasons.
17 JANUARY 2020
As a firm that prizes itself as Lawyers Who Lead, it is gratifying for our Joyce A. Tan to be recognised as a distinguished practitioner in AsiaLaw's Leading Lawyers 2020.
8 JANUARY 2020
Very appreciative, as ever, of the constant recognition by leading publications such as Chambers for our work, and for their recognition of our directors Joyce A. Tan and Daniel Lim.
29 NOVEMBER 2019
We're privileged to work with NETS on their collaboration with Paynet. The work goes on but this project is what payment services are really about: giving consumers more choices and expanding the scope of opportunities for merchants. Kudos to NETS and its team!
19 NOVEMBER 2019
Joyce A Tan & Partners LLC is pleased to be the Contributor for the Singapore chapter in this 2nd Edition of "A Global Roadmap to Personal Data Protection" proudly put together by Meritas Law Firms Worldwide. Download your complimentary copy here.
14-16 NOVEMBER 2019
Our Directors, Joyce A. Tan and Jeffrey Lim, attended the Asia Regional Meeting of the MERITAS Law Firm Worldwide held in Manila, Philippines, from 14 to 16 November 2019.
12 NOVEMBER 2019
Data breaches are among the biggest threats to companies, and it's good to orientate and ready an effective legal response. We are privileged to share some thoughts on the topic.
25 SEPTEMBER 2019
Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, spoke at a session on “Alternative business structures (ABS) crowdfunding, initial coin offerings (ICOs) and alternative dispute resolution (ADR): digital solutions for resolving cross-border legal disputes from the inception (funding) to implementation of blockchain ADR?” on 25 September 2019 at the International Bar Association Annual Conference 2019 to be held in Seoul, South Korea, from 22-27 September 2019.
6 SEPTEMBER 2019
Our Director, Joyce A. Tan, moderated the panel discussion on “Deep Dive Seminar: Deconstructing Smart Contracts On and Off Distributed Ledgers” on 6 September 2019 at TechLaw Fest 2019 held in Singapore, from 5 to 6 September 2019.
27 JUNE 2019
Another year ranked in the Asian Legal Business IP rankings. The firm is honoured to receive continued support and recognition. Deepest thanks to all clients and to all team members who made excellence and service to clients a priority!
Joyce A Tan & Partners LLC’s director Joyce A. Tan & Jeffrey Lim have been honoured for their work in the 2019 Best Lawyers Awards being, for another consecutive year.
About Best Lawyers – Recognition by Best Lawyers is based on peer review, and the consensus opinion of leading lawyers, about the professional abilities of the colleagues within the same geographical and legal practice areas. Best Lawyers employs a sophisticated, conscientious, rational, and transparent survey process designed to elicit meaningful and substantive evaluations of the quality of legal services. Our belief has always been that the quality of a peer review survey is directly related to the quality of the voters.
Joyce A Tan has been named as a Best Lawyer to the category of Telecommunications Law, and Jeffrey Lim has been named as a Best Lawyer to the categories of Intellectual Property Law and Information Technology Law.
Our firm would like take this opportunity to congratulate Joyce and Jeffrey, and all other winners and finalists.
Change in Search and Examination Options for Singapore Patent Applications
Our firm would like to congratulate our managing director, Joyce A. Tan who has been admitted as an arbitrator of Langfang Arbitration Commission with effect from 4 March 2019.
Joyce A Tan & Partners LLC’s director Jeffrey Lim has been honoured for his outstanding work and client service in the 2019 International Law Office Client Choice Awards being, for a second consecutive year, an exclusive winner in one of his practice areas.
Nominations for the Client Choice Awards can only be made by clients, with results based on a survey of senior in-house counsel and senior management. The awards recognise lawyers throughout the world that provide excellent client service in enhancing value to their clients’ business, to a standard which exceeds that of their peers in the industry,
This award marks the second consecutive year in which Jeffrey has exclusively won an award in a category of his practice, having also been the exclusive winner in 2018 in the category of Information Technology Law.
Our firm would like take this opportunity to congratulate Jeffrey and all other winners and finalists.
As we mark the historical milestone of having crossed 20 YEARS as a law practice, Joyce A Tan & Partners LLC is pleased to announce the timely adoption of our newly-minted Chinese name, 领欣律师事务所 (“Lĭng Xīn Lǜ Shī Shì Wù Suŏ”).Download the PDF here.
Our founding director, Joyce A. Tan, is recognised as one of the Singapore’s Top 100 lawyers in the A-List, which is based on extensive research by Asia Business Law Journal and nominations received from professionals at a wide range of Singaporean and international companies, law firms and other organisations.
Personal Data Protection in Singapore
Distributorship Agreements in Singapore
Leading Lines, December 2017.
21 MARCH 2017
Joyce A. Tan & Partners LLC hosted a live video stream of Fireside Chat “Unleashed” with David Gurle, presented by Access Silicon Valley on 21 March 2017.
7 MARCH 2017
Joyce A. Tan & Partners LLC hosted a presentation on Fraud, Cross-border Investigations, Cyber Threats and Money Laundering by Interfor Inc. on 7 March 2017.
11 JANUARY 2017
Joyce A. Tan & Partners LLC hosted a live video stream of Fireside Chat “Unleashed” with Bill Clerico, presented by Access Silicon Valley on 11 January 2017.
- PDPC Takes Off its Gloves
- A New Funding Opportunity for High-Tech Start-Ups
- Hearing the Child's Voice: Interview and Review
- Recent Patent Developments
- Net Neutrality - To Have Or Not To Have?
Regulatory Challenges of E-Payment Systems and E-Money, March 2016
- No Bite for Angry Birds - A Cautionary Tale
- Singapore Considers Changes to Patentable Subject-Matter
- Division of Matrimonial Assets in Singapore - A Structural Shift
- Companies Act Amendments (2nd Phase)
17 September 2015
Foreign Route for Examination of Singapore Patent Applications to be Phased Out in 2017
Alternative Dispute Resolution for Intellectual Property Disputes, July 2015
The Singapore International Commercial Court, May 2015
Arbitration and the Singapore International Mediation Centre
Resolving International Disputes in Singapore - 101
Patent Knowledge Share
Upcoming Changes to the Singapore Family Justice System
Patent Litigation: Pre-Trial Inspection of Process is Not Allowed
- Restraint of Trade Clause v Payment-for-Loyalty Clauses
- International Child Relocation
- Amendments to KLRCA Arbitration
- Restrictive Covenants and Financial Disincentive
- Restrictive Covenants and Employees' Duties
- Amendments to Telecommunications Act
- Amendments to Arbitration Laws
- Singapore's Proposed Data Protection Regime to Include DNC Registry
- ACRA Issues Inaugural Financial Reporting Practice Guidance
- Amendments to the Evidence Act to Introduce Legal Professional Privilege for In-House Counsel
- Proposed "Lemon Law" Set to Take Effect in September 2012
- Retirement and Re-employment Act (RRA) passed in Parliament
- Director's Right of Inspection of Company Accounts
- Dispute Resolution and Arbitration
Patents Prosecution Highway
- Employer CPF Contribution to be Increased
- Informed Consent
Asset-Based Lending in Singapore
Amalgamation of Singapore Companies by Operation of Law
Changes to Salary Thresholds for Employment Pass and S Pass Holder
- International Child Abduction Act
- Supreme Court of Judicature Act and Subordinate Courts Act
- Telecom Competition Code
- Without Prejudice Communications
The Future of Collective Licensing in Singapore
Online Trade Mark Use in Singapore
Ecommerce Law in Singapore
Data Protection in Singapore.
Review of IT Law Development in Singapore
Balancing IP Rights and Competition
Fitting in Mobile Virtual Network Operators in Singapore