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Alexander Yap


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E alexander.yap@allenandgledhill.com


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Alexander Yap


Alexander's practice encompasses negotiating, drafting documentation for and advising on commercial transactions and arrangements. He specialises in matters which relate to intellectual property, information technology and the protection and management of data, such as IT and business process outsourcing, trade mark and patent assignments and licences, software licensing and systems development, e-commerce/internet banking, research/development collaborations and franchising.

Apart from being involved in several ground-breaking projects of national scope, Alexander has also worked closely with leading law firms outside Singapore to assist clients with their international or regional business objectives.

A contact partner for Personal Data Protection Act (No. 26 of 2012)(PDPA) compliance issues, he regularly advises clients on issues relating to the PDPA and is involved in several projects which involve exploring and charting business processes of clients to assist them in achieving compliance with the PDPA.

He contributed in 2012 to the Singapore chapter of the International Encyclopaedia of Agency Distribution Agreements published by Kluwer Law International and Singapore chapter of the 2009, 2010 and 2011 editions of The International Comparative Legal Guide to Telecommunication Laws & Regulations published by Global Legal Group Ltd.

Alexander graduated from the University of Oxford with a MA in Jurisprudence. He joined Allen & Gledhill in 2006 and was called to the Singapore Bar in the same year. He was also admitted as a non-practising solicitor of England and Wales.

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