30 November 2015
Dear SCCA Member,
Please be informed that we are transitioning to our own in-house administrative team which will soon serve you from our new premises, which is currently undergoing renovations. During this transition period commencing 1 December 2015, please contact me at:
Mobile: +65 9069 2552
SCCA's address: 30 Merchant Road #02-01/02, Riverside Point, Singapore 058282.
I will keep you updated and look forward to welcoming you to our new home soon. Thank you.
SCCA Executive Director
7 October 2015
SCCA is pleased to share the inaugural issue of the Singapore International Commercial Court (SICC) Newsletter.
You can view the newsletter HERE.
To be circulated twice a year, this issue highlights the birth of the SICC in January this year, the swearing-in of SICC International Judges and Supreme Court’s MoU and MoG with the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts. It also contains a compilation of local and international news reports and articles by law firms and practitioners on the SICC.
7 September 2015
Donations to support "Dress for Success - Singapore"
SCCA is partnering with Image Mission to support Dress for Success, a charity in Singapore that is collecting suitable work wear to help women in need gain economic independence and build a future for themselves and their families.
If you have any work-appropriate items that you no longer wear, please consider donating.
Please click HERE for more details.
4 September 2015
What Do Clients Want - Analysing the General Counsel-Law Firm Relationship
The Corporate Counsel Exchange has teamed up with Briefing Magazine to do some ground-breaking research into what clients want, what law firms think they value, and whether the two match up! This infographic provides you with an exclusive sneak preview of the results before the full report is released in September.
125 in-house General Counsels took part in the survey, 67% from companies with more than £1.1 Billion in revenue a year and more than 1000 employees. Their answers were matched up with over 86 management leaders from 120 top law firms.
Read HERE to see how the two compare!
8 July 2015
Maximise Your Membership with LAWNET
SCCA would like to remind members that corporate entities with corporate counsel who are members of SAL and SCCA enjoy a preferential rate (more than 50% discount) on LAWNET basic subscriptions. Minimum number of users should be number of lawyers in the law firm or the number of legal professionals in the legal department of the organisation.
For more information HERE.
7 July 2015
Fifty Shades of Grey
“For a very long time corruption was considered one of fifty shades of behaviour. It depends on who you talked to and which country that person came from……”
25 May 2015
International Comparative Legal Guides
As part of our efforts to enhance our membership benefits, SCCA is proud to announce a new arrangement with Global Legal Group (GLG) in London for members to enjoy complimentary access to The International Comparative Legal Guides. These provide current and practical comparative legal information on a range of practice areas, following a Q&A format to ensure thorough coverage of each topic within different legal systems worldwide.
You can now access the International Comparative Legal Guides under the Resources tab on the main menu of the website, under Legal News.
19 November 2015
3rd Annual Singapore Legal Summit
Complimentary for SCCA Members and in-house Counsels
Click HERE for more details.
E-COMMERCE IN SINGAPORE: Opportunities and challenges in the e-playing field
2 December 2015, 1.30pm - 6.30pm
URA Auditorium 45 Maxwell Road, The URA Centre
E-Commerce is increasingly changing the way businesses and consumers interact. Online sales in Singapore are expected to reach S$4.4 billion in 2015, which is four times the size of the market in 2010. Industry experts expect this growth trend to continue both in Singapore and in the region, offering businesses many growth opportunities. With e-Commerce, businesses are less constrained by geographical limitations and are able to reach a wider pool of customers both within Singapore and overseas.
Click HERE for more details.