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Illegal to collect NRIC numbers and make copies of identity card from 1 September 2019

18 September 2018
Collecting NRIC numbers and making copies of the identity card will be illegal once revisions to the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) take effect from 1 September 2019, according to the Personal Data Protection Commission (PD

Eight drivers of an effective enterprise risk management system

17 September 2018
As a risk advisory firm, we are frequently asked by clients to assess the effectiveness of their enterprise risk management (ERM) systems. Without exceptions, such requests are always about benchmarking the adopted framework for risk identification, assessment, mitigation and reporting against the best international frameworks.

Liquidity risk management practices for fund management companies

14 September 2018
On 16 August 2018, MAS issued the Guideline No. SFA04-G08 “Guidelines on Liquidity Risk Management Practices for Fund Management Companies”.

Are you ready for your next move in Singapore’s real estate and construction market?

31 August 2018
The recent cooling measures for Singapore’s real estate and construction market not only affects buyers but developers as well. These measures have the potential to impact firm and project value in the long term if developers do not consider the ramifications in totality.

Timing disruption: The stepping stone strategy

27 August 2018
There are times when everything changes in business – when this happens it is often sudden, surprising and sometimes overwhelming. These moments are the strategic inflection points that can result in a company rocketing to success or being left behind.

People strategies for success in a rapidly shifting global climate

13 August 2018
One issue stands out for every middle-market business that operates internationally: the struggle to find and retain the most skilled and innovative employees — those who will drive growth and company performance.

Four ways for business leaders to enable their workforce

27 July 2018
While some cry foul and worry about the woes of a ‘useless class,’ as the historian Yuval Noah Harari puts it, others welcome widespread automation because they consider most current human labour mind-numbing.

Wake-up call after SingHealth cyber breach

23 July 2018
The recent major cyberattack on SingHealth’s database that resulted in the theft of some 1.5 million patients’ personal particulars is another wake-up call for organisations to be vigilant for cyber risks. The repercussions may be more serious than you think. SingHealth sent out the following two short messages to victims of the cyberattack:

Q1 2018 Technology Spotlight

14 June 2018
The technology landscape remains dynamic, characterised by interlocking series of technology innovation and adoption cycles.

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