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7.00 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Classroom

Please be informed that in view of the current COVID-19 situation, ISCA will change the format of Jun - Aug 2020 sessions into Live Webinar. A detailed set of instructions on the Live Webinar will also be sent to you closer to date.

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.

Schedule & Fees

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)

Please be informed that in view of the current COVID-19 situation, ISCA will change the format of Jun - Aug 2020 sessions into Live Webinar. A detailed set of instructions on the Live Webinar will also be sent to you closer to date.

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.

Programme Facilitator(s)


No course instances or course instance sessions available.