Course Detail (TECH059 : ISCA Ethics Seminar: Do the Right Thing - Get In Tune With the Latest Ethics Standards)

TECH059 : ISCA Ethics Seminar: Do the Right Thing - Get In Tune With the Latest Ethics Standards NEW

3.00 CPE Hours (Category 2)
Classroom


Programme Objective
 

  1. To update members on the latest and upcoming changes to ISCA Ethics Pronouncements
  2. To share with members on whistleblowing from the legal perspective
  3. To share with members on international developments on ethics

Programme Outline

 

  1. EP 200: Recent Amendments and Practical Implementation Issues (by Kwok Wui San)
  2. EP 100: Recent Amendments and Upcoming Developments (by Eng Chin Chin)
  3. Whistleblowing and What it Means in the Legal Sense (by Patrick Ang)
  4. International Developments: Current Projects and Recent Updates (by Caroline Lee)
  5. Q&A session (by All Speakers)
 
Training Methodology

Presentation style with each of the speakers taking turns to present. There will be a Q&A session after all the presentations during which the speakers will address any pertinent questions from the audience arising from the earlier presentations.
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

All levels - Financial Professionals, Accountants and Auditors

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 3.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

28 Jun 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Registration is closed


Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)

Kwok Wui San

Wui San is a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore.  He heads its Regulatory Advisory Services practice, which provides specialised regulatory services primarily to the financial services industry. He is the Chairman of the ISCA Ethics Committee. The ISCA Ethics Committee aims to enhance public trust and confidence in the accounting profession in Singapore. He had served as the Deputy Chairman of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants, an independent global standard-setting body that sets international ethics standards, including auditor independence requirements, for professional accountants worldwide.

 
Eng Chin Chin

Chin is an audit partner with more than 30 years of experience, specialising in real estate and financial services sector and has significant experience in fund raisings and business advisory.  She is the Head of Quality and Risk Management at KPMG Singapore and also serves as its Ethics and Independence Partner. Chin actively contributes to the accountancy profession by serving as a Member of the ISCA Ethics Committee.
 
Patrick Ang

Patrick is the Deputy Managing Partner of Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP, one of the largest law firms in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
 
Patrick has 26 years experience handling both contentious and transactional cases. One of his areas of expertise is in corporate restructuring and insolvency, acting for financial institutions and companies in many major and publicised cases. Some of the significant cases he has been involved include Swiber Holdings, Lehman Brothers Singapore, Nortel Networks, and China Aviation Oil Corporation.
 
Patrick has been recognised as a leading lawyer in his field for many consecutive years by Asian Legal Business, AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers, Euromoney Guide To The World’s Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, International Financial Law Review, Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers Global.

Besides being a Member of the ISCA Ethics Committee, Patrick is also an Independent Director on the Board of Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation Limited and SMRT Corporation, Singapore’s largest public transport company.
 
Caroline Lee

Caroline is a partner of KPMG LLP in Singapore.  She started her professional career working mainly on audits of clients in the financial services industry.  After the collapse of Enron and an increased global focus on auditor independence, Caroline took charge of KPMG’s Risk Management Department in Singapore and established processes and control procedures to strengthen ethics, independence, quality control systems and regulatory reporting amongst other things.  Since March 2015, Caroline took on the regional role of Head of Quality & Risk Management, Asia Pacific.  Caroline was recently appointed as a member of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) for a three-year term from January 2017.  The IESBA is an independent standard-setting board that develops and issues, in the public interest, high-quality ethical standards and other pronouncements for professional accountants worldwide. Through its activities, the IESBA develops the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants, which establishes ethical requirements for professional accountants.  The board also provides adoption and implementation support, promotes good ethical practices globally, and fosters international debate on ethical issues faced by accountants.
 


Programme Objective
 

  1. To update members on the latest and upcoming changes to ISCA Ethics Pronouncements
  2. To share with members on whistleblowing from the legal perspective
  3. To share with members on international developments on ethics

Programme Outline

 

  1. EP 200: Recent Amendments and Practical Implementation Issues (by Kwok Wui San)
  2. EP 100: Recent Amendments and Upcoming Developments (by Eng Chin Chin)
  3. Whistleblowing and What it Means in the Legal Sense (by Patrick Ang)
  4. International Developments: Current Projects and Recent Updates (by Caroline Lee)
  5. Q&A session (by All Speakers)
 
Training Methodology

Presentation style with each of the speakers taking turns to present. There will be a Q&A session after all the presentations during which the speakers will address any pertinent questions from the audience arising from the earlier presentations.
 
Closing Date for Registration

1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

All levels - Financial Professionals, Accountants and Auditors

Competency Mapping

Category 2 = 3.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

Kwok Wui San

Wui San is a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers Singapore.  He heads its Regulatory Advisory Services practice, which provides specialised regulatory services primarily to the financial services industry. He is the Chairman of the ISCA Ethics Committee. The ISCA Ethics Committee aims to enhance public trust and confidence in the accounting profession in Singapore. He had served as the Deputy Chairman of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants, an independent global standard-setting body that sets international ethics standards, including auditor independence requirements, for professional accountants worldwide.

 
Eng Chin Chin

Chin is an audit partner with more than 30 years of experience, specialising in real estate and financial services sector and has significant experience in fund raisings and business advisory.  She is the Head of Quality and Risk Management at KPMG Singapore and also serves as its Ethics and Independence Partner. Chin actively contributes to the accountancy profession by serving as a Member of the ISCA Ethics Committee.
 
Patrick Ang

Patrick is the Deputy Managing Partner of Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP, one of the largest law firms in Singapore and Southeast Asia.
 
Patrick has 26 years experience handling both contentious and transactional cases. One of his areas of expertise is in corporate restructuring and insolvency, acting for financial institutions and companies in many major and publicised cases. Some of the significant cases he has been involved include Swiber Holdings, Lehman Brothers Singapore, Nortel Networks, and China Aviation Oil Corporation.
 
Patrick has been recognised as a leading lawyer in his field for many consecutive years by Asian Legal Business, AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers, Euromoney Guide To The World’s Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, International Financial Law Review, Asia Pacific Legal 500 and Chambers Global.

Besides being a Member of the ISCA Ethics Committee, Patrick is also an Independent Director on the Board of Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation Limited and SMRT Corporation, Singapore’s largest public transport company.
 
Caroline Lee

Caroline is a partner of KPMG LLP in Singapore.  She started her professional career working mainly on audits of clients in the financial services industry.  After the collapse of Enron and an increased global focus on auditor independence, Caroline took charge of KPMG’s Risk Management Department in Singapore and established processes and control procedures to strengthen ethics, independence, quality control systems and regulatory reporting amongst other things.  Since March 2015, Caroline took on the regional role of Head of Quality & Risk Management, Asia Pacific.  Caroline was recently appointed as a member of the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) for a three-year term from January 2017.  The IESBA is an independent standard-setting board that develops and issues, in the public interest, high-quality ethical standards and other pronouncements for professional accountants worldwide. Through its activities, the IESBA develops the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants, which establishes ethical requirements for professional accountants.  The board also provides adoption and implementation support, promotes good ethical practices globally, and fosters international debate on ethical issues faced by accountants.
 

Upcoming Schedule

Registration is closed

Date & Time

28 Jun 2017 (9:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

For Members: $199.02
For Non-Members: $238.61

Venue

Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road
Level 4, The Stamford Ballroom
Raffles City Convention Centre
Singapore 189560