John is the Privacy and Data Protection Leader at PK Wong & Associates LLC (PKW), a Singapore law practice. John works on general corporate law issues and has broad experience with matters concerning corporate, employment and digital & data protection law. Of these areas, John has acquired a particular focus on digital & data protection law and has been instrumental in developing PKW’s practice in this new and dynamic area of law.
In the course of his work, he has regularly advised both local and overseas companies on data protection compliance and has formulated compliance solutions which address regulatory requirements while minimizing costs and disruption to the operations of the these clients. John has also worked with foreign counsel across the Asia-Pacific to deliver comprehensive advice on cross-border data transfers. John’s other key areas of work on corporate and employment law have also required his active participation on engagements involving franchising agreements, commercial contracts, employment agreements and immigration issues. Clients which John has worked with include companies ranging from large multi-nationals and local Small & Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) to non-profit organizations.
Prior to joining PK Wong & Associates LLC, John served with Singapore’s Ministry of Defence as a political analyst. In that capacity, John advised government leaders on political, economic and security issues concerning the Middle East. He is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (Asia).