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Move to introduce jail time as potential punishment for UK data protection breaches stalls

Another attempt to introduce jail sentences as a possible punishment to individuals who access or disclose personal data in breach of data protection rules has stalled in the UK parliament. 24 Oct 2014

Timing of mosquito season influences calculation of damages in breach of confidence case

The timing of the mosquito season in two African countries helped a mosquito net manufacturer avoid liability for damages owed for accelerated entry into market of a product developed using a rival's confidential information. 24 Oct 2014

Singapore proposals for international commercial court presented to parliament

Bills aimed at amending legislation to create the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) have been tabled in Singapore’s parliament. 24 Oct 2014

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