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Overcoming New Challenges in Corporate Secretarial Practice: 2017 Updates

Expert Speakers Raymond Lam, Victor Lai

$650.00 (including GST)



Following recent amendments to the Companies Act and the Limited Liability Partnerships Act, new provisions affecting companies have been introduced. As a Corporate Secretarial Professional, it is essential that you stay abreast of these recent updates in order to comply with the legislative requirements.

This timely workshop is part of the Corporate Practice Series, designed specifically for company secretaries, company directors and in house legal in listed and private corporations. This workshop will provide you valuable insights on the recent amendments and its impact on corporate secretaries. You will also understand the practical challenges faced by corporate secretaries today, and how you can effectively address them. Amendments to the Listing Rules and other changes affecting listed and private companies will also be discussed.

What You Will Learn

At the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Have a practical update on the Key Legislative Amendments to Companies Act in 2017, and understand how they have impacted the corporate secretarial practice
  • Understand the key challenges faced by corporate secretaries in meeting the various compliance requirements, and how you can overcome them
  • Have a practical update on corporate secretarial matters for listed companies

Programme Outline

Key Legislative Amendments to Companies Act in 2017 

  • Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 and How it Impacts Corporate Secretarial Practice
  • Register of Members / Register of Controller / Register of Nominee Director/ Common Seal

Challenges in Corporate Secretarial Practice Today

  • Issues and Trends Relating to Compliance with Anti-Money Laundering / Counter Financing of Terrorism Regulations
  • Update to ACRA CSP Guidelines
  • ACRA Enforcement Initiatives

Corporate Secretarial Matters for Listed Companies

  • Update on Amendments to Listing Rules in 2017
  • Proposed Changes to Corporate Governance Code
  • Electronic Transmission of Documents
  • Good Practices of General Meetings 

Expert Speakers

Raymond Lam, CEO, Drewcorp Services Pte Ltd

Raymond joined Drew & Napier LLC in 2002 after graduating from The National University of Singapore Faculty of Law. Raymond is currently the Chief Executive Officer of DrewCorp Services Pte Ltd which provides chartered secretaries, corporate administration, immigration, document process, notarial and scrutineer services to corporate and individual clients of Drew & Napier and other businesses operating in and outside Singapore. Raymond is also a Director in the Corporate Restructuring & Workouts Practice Group in Drew & Napier LLC and a Fellow of the Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore.

Victor Lai, Managing Director, Boardroom Corporate & Advisory Services Pte Ltd

Victor is presently the Managing Director of Boardroom Corporate & Advisory Services Pte Ltd, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SGX-listed Boardroom Limited. In this capacity, Victor serves as the Head of both the Corporate Secretarial and Share Registry practices in Singapore. At the Boardroom Group level, Victor also manages strategic alliances, joint ventures and partnerships of Boardroom Group, including Merger & Acquisition initiatives in recent years. Prior to joining Boardroom, Victor was a Director in a Big-4 international public accounting firm and obtained his Public Accountant license in 2014.  He also serves on several committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Singapore, and is the Corporate Services Practice (CSP) representative on the AML-CFT Industry Practice (ACIP) Task Force established by MAS/ACRA in 2017.

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