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Risk, Resilience and Reputation Programme

Fullerton Singapore | 1 Fullerton Square | Singapore 049178

Past event
28 March 2019, 13:30 - 17:30

We are delighted to invite you to the launch of our Risk, Resilience and Reputation programme in Asia.

Following our successful events in Europe and organised for our key clients and contacts in Singapore, our Risk, Resilience and Reputation programme has been tailored to help business organisations manage the full spectrum of legal and regulatory issues they face.

With sessions designed to meet your organisation’s needs and provide a commercial perspective – we aim to keep the legal jargon to a minimum and deliver practical solutions relevant to your commercial world.

From managing data and document risk to protecting your organisation’s reputation during a crisis, our subject matter experts from Singapore, Hong Kong and London will take you through the latest legal developments and how they apply to you and your organisation.

Who should participate?

All commercial organisations; all sectors
- Senior management
- In-house legal
- Risk and compliance
- Data protection
- Insurance
- PR and communications

The event is complimentary but spaces are limited. Please RSVP as soon as possible to secure your space. We look forward to seeing you and your colleagues there.

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This is one of our RiskResilience and Reputation series of events. Advising on current and future risk, building resilience in difficult situations and protecting reputation.





Confidentiality and data risk - Don’t be the weakest link: managing data and cyber risk 

Jeremy Tan, Director, CMS Holborn Asia

  • Common cyber vulnerabilities and how to avoid them
  • GDPR and PDPA: lessons so far
  • Recent cases on data protection and breach of confidence 


Crisis response - “A good name is its own currency”: how to protect your reputation in a crisis

Lynette Chew, Director, CMS Holborn Asia
Cho Pei Lin, Managing Director, Asia PRWerkz

  • Setting up your response team and strategy
  • Managing the press and social media
  • Notifying regulators
  • When to apply for an injunction
  • The role of insurers and third party advisers


Document risk - Avoiding the smoking gun: how to manage document risk

Lakshanthi Fernando, Managing Director, CMS Holborn Asia

  • Litigation privilege or legal advice privilege – does it matter?
  • Setting up an internal investigation with privilege in mind
  • Dealing with regulators
  • The role of the in-house legal adviser
  • Working with a patchwork of privilege regimes in a multi jurisdictional business


Litigation risk - Start as you mean to go on: using early dispute management to set yourself up for success

Kelvin Aw, Director, CMS Holborn Asia 

  • How to assess risk and reward
  • Developing a case strategy
  • Engaging with the business to build your case
  • Choosing the field of combat: litigation, arbitration or ADR?


Coffee Break


You make the rules: how to weigh the risks and benefits of litigation and arbitration

Nicolas Wiegand, Partner, CMS Hasche Sigle Hong Kong
Akshay Kishore, Counsel, CMS Singapore

  • How organisations are using arbitration in practice 
  • Enforcing judgments vs. awards – Case studies from China and India
  • Recent developments – SIAC and HKIAC 


The bottom line: managing costs risk in litigation 

Richard Bamforth, Partner, CMS UK 

  • The impact of costs budgeting
  • Using project management techniques to reduce costs
  • The impact of technology


Done and Dusted? Avoiding last minute pitfalls in dispute settlement

Asya Jamaludin, Counsel, CMS Singapore

  • Establishing a settlement range and managing negotiations
  • “Without prejudice” and “Subject to contract”
  • Common pitfalls in documenting settlement
  • Mediation and arbitration: Using Arb-Med-Arb 


Follow the money: creating an asset recovery strategy

Andrew Horton, Partner, Lau, Horton & Wise in association with CMS Hasche Sigle Hong Kong
Nathan Wheeler, Founder and Chairman, LSR Services Ltd

  • Working with private investigators and forensic experts
  • The role of data analysis and artificial intelligence
  • Using freezing, search and disclosure orders effectively
  • Common barriers to recovery and how to overcome them


 Closing remarks followed by networking drinks