Course Detail(E122v : Ethical and Legal Considerations in Protecting your Company secrets and Customer Databases (Live Webinar))

VCF Funding

E122v : Ethical and Legal Considerations in Protecting your Company secrets and Customer Databases (Live Webinar)

7.00 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Live Webinar

This course is pre-approved for VWOs-Charities Capability Fund (VCF) funding. Please refer to the Funding tab for more details on Eligibility Criteria and Application Procedures.


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
     

Pre-requisites

Please take note of the following admission requirements:

  • Trainings will be conducted on Zoom platform, thus video camera and microphone are compulsory
  • Mandatory for video camera to be turned on throughout the course
  • Display your official name (as per NRIC) in Zoom, to facilitate attendance taking


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 Nov 2021 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61   $ 276.49
For Non-Members: $ 415.16   $ 332.13
Discount till 31 Dec 2021

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore

Date & Time

08 Apr 2022 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61   $ 276.49
For Non-Members: $ 415.16   $ 332.13
Discount till 30 Jun 2022

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore

Date & Time

06 Aug 2021 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Date & Time

08 Apr 2021 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Date & Time

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

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Testimonial

Funding

1] VCF Training Grant
VWOs-Charities Capability Fund (VCF) Training Grant provides co-funding for local training courses to help charities comply with regulatory requirements and build good governance standards.

Period of VCF pre-approval: Until 8 June 2022

VCF Preapproved Course Ref No.: PAS00002485

Eligibility Criteria

VCF funding is for eligible management staff or Board members from registered Charities/ IPCs.

VCF Grants Coverage & Quantum

 

Funding Quantum

Nett Course Fees Payable (incl. GST)

Singaporeans/ PRs


 

Member: $221.19

Non-Member: $265.70

(80% of course fee)

Member: $55.30

Non-Member: $66.43

Employment Pass/ Work Permit Holders / S Pass Holders

Member: $165.89

Non-Member: $199.28

(60% of course fee)

Member: $110.60

Non-Member: $132.85

For Pre-approved Courses: Participants will pay the training provider the net course fees (after VCF funding). The training provider will claim the VCF approved funding directly from the VCF Secretariat.

VCF Application Procedures

Course Registration:

  • Charity/ IPC applicant indicates interest to register for the course with VCF funding by writing to cpe@isca.org.sg (Attention: Hazel Lee). Please state the Course Title, Course Date, Name and Number of participants.
  • Upon receiving confirmation from ISCA on seat availability, please send us these documents:
    1. Completed Registration Form (Please click HERE to download)
    2. VCF approval email

Note:

  • The Applicant submits a VCF Local Training Grant application online via the NCSS e-Services at least one month beforethe course(s) commence(s). VCF applications are subject to VCF approval and only Charity/ IPC staff/volunteers with approved VCF applications are eligible for VCF funding.
  • The Applicant must send the approval email to ISCA as proof of eligibility for VCF funding.
  • The Applicant with approved VCF application (or “VCF-eligible participant”) pays the amount of course fees less VCF funding to ISCA.Payment has to be made via corporate means (e.g. corporate credit card).
  • The Applicant has to create an ISCA Corporate Account (Application form HERE) if they do not have an existing corporate account.

During the Course:

  • VCF-eligible participant to achieve minimum 75% attendance, and pass all assessments, if any.
  • All VCF-eligible participants are to complete a VCF Training Evaluation Form at the end of the course.
  • For course conducted online, VCF-eligible participants are to switch on their video function and display their full name.

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.

 

This course is pre-approved for VWOs-Charities Capability Fund (VCF) funding. Please refer to the Funding tab for more details on Eligibility Criteria and Application Procedures.


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
     

Pre-requisites

Please take note of the following admission requirements:

  • Trainings will be conducted on Zoom platform, thus video camera and microphone are compulsory
  • Mandatory for video camera to be turned on throughout the course
  • Display your official name (as per NRIC) in Zoom, to facilitate attendance taking


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

16 Nov 2021 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $ 345.61   $ 276.49
For Non-Members: $ 415.16   $ 332.13
Discount till 31 Dec 2021

Programme Facilitator(s)

Terence Tan

Venue

Online Classroom in or outside of
Singapore