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The European Commission today set out its position on the future regulation and development of online platforms in Europe. This communication is the result of the Commission's studies and public consultation...

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Following a 4-month long public consultation, the Media Development Authority of Singapore ("MDA") has finalised changes to the Media Market Conduct Code ("the Code"). The changes will take effect in April. The...

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On 9 December 2015, the European Commission presented a proposal to allow Europeans to travel with their online content across EU. This proposal is part of the Commission’s Digital Single Market...

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Currently, all advertisements that are published in Singapore have to comply with the Singapore Code of Advertising Practice ("Code"). Administered by the Advertising Standards Authority of Singapore ("ASAS"), the Code seeks...

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