Course Detail(E122 : Ethical and Legal Considerations in Protecting your Company secrets and Customer Databases)

E122 : Ethical and Legal Considerations in Protecting your Company secrets and Customer Databases

7.00 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Classroom

Programme Objective

To examine the ethical and legal duties of employees, contractors and external parties in relation to the protection of company secrets and databases

Programme Outline

  • Threats to secrets and database – internal sources (employees and contractors) and external sources (hackers, industrial espionage agents, business rivals)

  • Ethical duties of employees – honesty, fidelity, fair value for pay, integrity, avoiding conflicts of interests

  • Ensuring ethical conduct of employees – selection, induction, training, education, reinforcement, publicity of responses to unethical conduct

  • Dealing with employee’s ethical breaches – employee handbook, codes of conduct, shaming, blacklisting

  • Fiduciary duties of directors and officers – to act in employer’s interests, not to use company assets, monies or business opportunities for own benefit, to reveal wrongdoings of other employees, full and frank disclosure, section 157 of the Companies Act

  • Prevention of Corruption Act – benefits, corrupt intent, famous local cases (Peter Lim, Ng Boon Gay and Teh Tsun Hang), punishment, extra-territorial effect

  • Response to external threats – criminal law (conspiracy, abetment, computer crime laws), intellectual property laws, Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act

  • Civil remedies to external threats – torts of trespass, breach of confidence, conspiracy, foreign threats, use of Mareva injunctions and Anton Piller orders

  • Contractual protection of secrets – cybersecurity policies, restraint of trade clauses  (scope covering georgraphical extent, prohibited activities, length of restraint) – trade secrets (classification and protection) – customer relationship – public policy - incentive payments

Training Methodology

Lecture style, with case studies

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

A Foundation to Intermediate level programme intended for both practicing and non-practising accountants. Professionals who would like to understand more about the ethical and legal duties of employees, contractors and external parties in relation to the protection of company secrets and databases are welcome to attend.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

16 Dec 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

137 Cecil Street
Level 4
Hengda Building
Singapore 069537

Date & Time

08 Apr 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

06 Aug 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

16 Nov 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709

Date & Time

01 Oct 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Date & Time

26 Apr 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Date & Time

19 Dec 2018 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


Terence Tan

An Advocate and Solicitor for over 20 years, Terence has provided legal training and education for many professional organizations, overseas universities and MNCs. 


Terence was named in Parliament for his comments on the revamped Bankrupt Act and these comments were expressly mentioned by the Court of Appeal.

Terence was formerly Asst Professor in the Law Faculty, National University of Singapore where he taught Insolvency Law, Company Law and Computer Law.

He is recognized by the Council for Estate Agents (CEA) on a wide variety of issues and topics such as Landlord-Tenant Disputes and Family Property Disputes.

 

Programme Objective

To examine the ethical and legal duties of employees, contractors and external parties in relation to the protection of company secrets and databases

Programme Outline

  • Threats to secrets and database – internal sources (employees and contractors) and external sources (hackers, industrial espionage agents, business rivals)

  • Ethical duties of employees – honesty, fidelity, fair value for pay, integrity, avoiding conflicts of interests

  • Ensuring ethical conduct of employees – selection, induction, training, education, reinforcement, publicity of responses to unethical conduct

  • Dealing with employee’s ethical breaches – employee handbook, codes of conduct, shaming, blacklisting

  • Fiduciary duties of directors and officers – to act in employer’s interests, not to use company assets, monies or business opportunities for own benefit, to reveal wrongdoings of other employees, full and frank disclosure, section 157 of the Companies Act

  • Prevention of Corruption Act – benefits, corrupt intent, famous local cases (Peter Lim, Ng Boon Gay and Teh Tsun Hang), punishment, extra-territorial effect

  • Response to external threats – criminal law (conspiracy, abetment, computer crime laws), intellectual property laws, Computer Misuse and Cybersecurity Act

  • Civil remedies to external threats – torts of trespass, breach of confidence, conspiracy, foreign threats, use of Mareva injunctions and Anton Piller orders

  • Contractual protection of secrets – cybersecurity policies, restraint of trade clauses  (scope covering georgraphical extent, prohibited activities, length of restraint) – trade secrets (classification and protection) – customer relationship – public policy - incentive payments

Training Methodology

Lecture style, with case studies

Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

A Foundation to Intermediate level programme intended for both practicing and non-practising accountants. Professionals who would like to understand more about the ethical and legal duties of employees, contractors and external parties in relation to the protection of company secrets and databases are welcome to attend.

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

An Advocate and Solicitor for over 20 years, Terence has provided legal training and education for many professional organizations, overseas universities and MNCs. 


Terence was named in Parliament for his comments on the revamped Bankrupt Act and these comments were expressly mentioned by the Court of Appeal.

Terence was formerly Asst Professor in the Law Faculty, National University of Singapore where he taught Insolvency Law, Company Law and Computer Law.

He is recognized by the Council for Estate Agents (CEA) on a wide variety of issues and topics such as Landlord-Tenant Disputes and Family Property Disputes.

 


Upcoming Schedule

Date & Time

08 Apr 2020 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61
For Non-Members: $ 415.16

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709