Emerging Commercial and Litigation Trends in Data Sovereignty and Digital Assets

Emerging Commercial and Litigation Trends in Data Sovereignty and Digital Assets
13 February 2023 | 3.30pm - 4.35pm SGT | In-Person
SAL, Stamford 1 & 2, The Adelphi #08-08, 1 Coleman Street (S179803)


Digitalisation has reached all corners of the market and left no sector untouched. Consumer habits and business models have been transformed by digital transformation and disruption for the better part of a decade. Organisations and companies across industries are now heavily reliant on data and digital solutions in improving their business proposition to offer new or better products and services to their customers and clients. With cross border trade the new norm, the flow of data across borders to facilitate B2C e-commerce and B2B outsourcing partnership is a crucial enabler. But data flows cannot be taken for granted. Further, the advent of blockchain coupled with the application of cryptography, has redefined digital assets and challenges the way the digital economy ought to view their ownership and value.

The distinguished panel, comprising Senior Accredited Specialists in Data and Digital Law from legal and inhouse practice, will attempt to distil the latest D2E commercial and litigation developments in the areas of data sovereignty and digital assets.

  • Data flows across borders and management of data
  • Data sovereignty and its implementation by policy, regulation and international standards
  • Forms of digital assets enabled through blockchain and cryptography
  • Digital assets, specifically crypto-tokens, legal issues relating to transactions of crypto assets, and rights and ownership disputes







Opening remarks by
The Honourable Justice Kannan Ramesh, Judge of the Appellate Division, Supreme Court


Panel Discussion and Q&A moderated by Mr Yeong Zee Kin, Assistant Chief Executive (Data Innovation and Protection Group), Infocomm Media Development Authority of Singapore (IMDA) and Deputy Commissioner, Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC)  with panelists:

Mr Rajesh Sreevinasan, Partner, Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP

Mr Bryan Tan, Partner, Reed Smith

Ms Jennifer Koo, Senior Legal Counsel, Google


Specialist Accreditation Scheme Certificate Presentation Ceremony


Networking and Refreshments



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Registration Fee

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Supporting Partner

This event is supported by Lupl.


Lupl is a next-generation legal project management platform built by lawyers for law firms and legal departments. It is the easiest way to organize, collaborate and move legal work forwards - in a single secure workspace.
Lupl is MinLaw's technology partner for The Legal Technology Platform Initiative (or LTPI), a world-first public-private partnership that aims to lower the barriers to entry for small and mid-sized Singapore law practices to adopt and successfully use technology.
The Legal Technology Platform, powered by Lupl, is designed to streamline legal workflows while also providing integrations with legaltech tools and public services commonly used by Singapore lawyers and law practices. The platform has been co-developed by MinLaw together with Lupl in consultation with over 100 lawyers from small and medium Singapore law firms. Funding support is also available for small-medium law practices. Find out more at https://sg.lupl.com and https://ltpi.mlaw.gov.sg/.


SILE Accredited CPD Activity

Number of Public CPD point: 1
Practice Area: Telecommunications, Media & Technology
Training Level: Intermediate


SILE Attendance Policy
Participants who wish to obtain CPD Points are reminded that they must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For this activity, you must sign in on arrival and sign out at the conclusion in the manner required
by the organiser, and not be absent from the entire activity for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points for attending the activity. Please refer to http://www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information.


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