Course Detail(LS009 : Settling Commercial Disputes and Debt Recovery from a Legal Perspective)

LS009 : Settling Commercial Disputes and Debt Recovery from a Legal Perspective

7.00 CPE Hours (Others)
Classroom

Programme Objective

Settling commercial disputes and finding solutions are very critical whenever a commercial contract is involved. Many a times companies do not realize the importance of settling disputes and finding solutions, and/or have the skills to find solutions for settlement and adjudication. The focus of this seminar is to introduce the various ways disputes can be settled, the skills needed for this and if there is a bad debt how it can be recovered.


Through the use of practical exercises, participants will be guided to develop the necessary skills and techniques to settle commercial disputes and handle bad debts. At the end of the seminar, participants would have a clear picture as to how to find a solution for the disputes in question.

Programme Outline

What amounts to a breach of contract?

  •  What is a breach of contract?
  •  In the context of commercial contract what amounts breach of contract
How commercial contracts are adjudicated?
  •  The normal meetings and discussions
  •  Exchange of offers and settlement process
  •  Failure of meetings and discussions 
Mediation in resolving commercial contracts?
  •  The elements of mediation
  •  Mediation and how it operates in the commercial world
  •  The advantages of mediation in resolving commercial disputes
Arbitration and the process of resolving commercial disputes?
  •  Definition of an arbitration clause
  •  Legal effect of an arbitration clause
  •  The pros and cons of using arbitration
The advantages and disadvantages of using Arbitration Vs Litigation?
  • Definition of litigation
  • The advantages and disadvantages of using litigation in lieu of arbitration
  • Which is the better method of resolving disputes litigation or arbitration?  
How to settle disputes in commercial disputes more amicably
  •  How to make offers in the context of a commercial dispute?
  •  What are the issues to look at when making offers?
  •  How to meditate and make settlement
Bringing action in the Small Claims Tribunal and Case.
  • Bringing action in the Small Claims Tribunal.
  • The process involved in bringing action in the Small Claims Tribunal and Case?
  • Enforcement of judgments and the processes involved?
The Court process of enforcing judgments.
  •  The process of issuing letter of demand.
  •  Judgment and the various other process of enforcing judgment?
  •  Liquidation and the various ways of saving companies from going into liquidation?

 

 

Training Methodology
Lecture style, with Exercises/Case Studies

Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

Group financial controllers, company directors, business managers, financial controllers, business advisers, bankers, consultants, company secretaries, administrators, credit executives, and finance and operation executives.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Schedule & Fees

Date & Time

14 Jun 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

David Shanmugam

Date & Time

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

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

David Shanmugam

Date & Time

12 Sep 2017 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Registration is closed

Programme Facilitator(s)

David Shanmugam

Testimonial

Funding

No funding Available!

Programme Facilitator(s)


David Shanmugam

Mr. David Shanmugam has many years of legal practice in the private sector and is presently working in a legal firm. He is also an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.

He regularly conducts legal seminars and workshops for Directors, HR and Finance professionals on business and company law as well as various practical legal issues faced by corporate individuals. His forte is in the field of corporate and commercial drafting of contracts, including commercial company matters. Over the years, he has also conducted many in-house trainings for high profile corporate clients.

David has an LLB (Honours) from the University of London and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Victoria University.

Programme Objective

Settling commercial disputes and finding solutions are very critical whenever a commercial contract is involved. Many a times companies do not realize the importance of settling disputes and finding solutions, and/or have the skills to find solutions for settlement and adjudication. The focus of this seminar is to introduce the various ways disputes can be settled, the skills needed for this and if there is a bad debt how it can be recovered.


Through the use of practical exercises, participants will be guided to develop the necessary skills and techniques to settle commercial disputes and handle bad debts. At the end of the seminar, participants would have a clear picture as to how to find a solution for the disputes in question.

Programme Outline

What amounts to a breach of contract?

  •  What is a breach of contract?
  •  In the context of commercial contract what amounts breach of contract
How commercial contracts are adjudicated?
  •  The normal meetings and discussions
  •  Exchange of offers and settlement process
  •  Failure of meetings and discussions 
Mediation in resolving commercial contracts?
  •  The elements of mediation
  •  Mediation and how it operates in the commercial world
  •  The advantages of mediation in resolving commercial disputes
Arbitration and the process of resolving commercial disputes?
  •  Definition of an arbitration clause
  •  Legal effect of an arbitration clause
  •  The pros and cons of using arbitration
The advantages and disadvantages of using Arbitration Vs Litigation?
  • Definition of litigation
  • The advantages and disadvantages of using litigation in lieu of arbitration
  • Which is the better method of resolving disputes litigation or arbitration?  
How to settle disputes in commercial disputes more amicably
  •  How to make offers in the context of a commercial dispute?
  •  What are the issues to look at when making offers?
  •  How to meditate and make settlement
Bringing action in the Small Claims Tribunal and Case.
  • Bringing action in the Small Claims Tribunal.
  • The process involved in bringing action in the Small Claims Tribunal and Case?
  • Enforcement of judgments and the processes involved?
The Court process of enforcing judgments.
  •  The process of issuing letter of demand.
  •  Judgment and the various other process of enforcing judgment?
  •  Liquidation and the various ways of saving companies from going into liquidation?

 

 

Training Methodology
Lecture style, with Exercises/Case Studies

Closing Date for Registration
1 week before programme or until full enrolment

Intended For

Group financial controllers, company directors, business managers, financial controllers, business advisers, bankers, consultants, company secretaries, administrators, credit executives, and finance and operation executives.

Competency Mapping

Others = 7.00 Hours

Programme Facilitator(s)

David Shanmugam

Mr. David Shanmugam has many years of legal practice in the private sector and is presently working in a legal firm. He is also an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore.

He regularly conducts legal seminars and workshops for Directors, HR and Finance professionals on business and company law as well as various practical legal issues faced by corporate individuals. His forte is in the field of corporate and commercial drafting of contracts, including commercial company matters. Over the years, he has also conducted many in-house trainings for high profile corporate clients.

David has an LLB (Honours) from the University of London and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Victoria University.


Upcoming Schedule

Registration is closed

Date & Time

14 Jun 2019 (9:00 AM - 5:00 PM)

Fee (inclusive of GST)

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

Programme Facilitator(s)

David Shanmugam

Venue

60 Cecil Street
ISCA House
Singapore 049709