BANKING & FINANCIAL SERVICES Chapter

SCCA Banking and Financial Services (“SCCA BAFIS”) Chapter 

 

OBJECTIVES

 

  • Organise, support or participate in educational and other networking events for counsel in financial institutions in Singapore (“FI Counsel”).

 

  • Provide a regular platform for FI Counsel to come together and discuss issues affecting them in their professional capacities.

 

  • Undertake any other activity that helps the SCCA gain ‘mind-share’ or achieve a niche status as a premier professional body for FI Counsel.

 

GOALS

 

  • To organise at least four (4) roundtable events or chapter meetings in calendar year 2017 to facilitate the achievement of the SCCA BAFIS Chapter objectives.

 

  • To create and publicise at least one (1) paper on an area of law reform that would be complementary to the interests of financial institutions in Singapore.

 

CO-CONVENORS

Jun Fok, Societe Generale

Dharmendra Yadav, Maybank

 

ACHIEVEMENTS IN 2016:

 

Chapter Events:

19 April - Panama Papers Fallout: Hope or Nightmare for Organisations?

 

Responses to Consultation Papers:

11 January 2016 - Listing Rules Amendments to Align with Changes to the Companies Act

24 March 2016 - Minimum Allocation to Facilitate Greater Retail Participation in IPOs

2 December 2016 - Proposed Amendments to the Companies Act to Strengthen Singapore as an International Centre for Debt Restructuring

 

 

POSSIBLE INITIATIVES IN 2017

Dialogue sessions with Monetary Authority of Singapore or Singapore Exchange or any other relevant industry body.

 

  1. Update sessions on cases in Singapore, England & Wales and other relevant jurisdictions.

 

  1. Insights from General Counsel or other business leaders in the banking and financial services fraternity.

 

  1. Technical Skills Workshops.

 

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS INVOLVED IN THE WORK OF THE CHAPTER

 

  1. AIG APAC Holdings Pte.Ltd.
  2. AIG Asia Pacific Insurance Pte. Ltd.
  3. ANZ
  4. Aon
  5. Bank of Singapore
  6. Bank Pictet & Cie (Asia) Ltd
  7. Barclays
  8. Baring Private Equity Asia
  9. Bordier & Cie (Singapore) Ltd
  10. British and Malayan Trustees Limited
  11. CIMB Group
  12. Citibank
  13. DBS
  14. Deutsche Bank AG
  15. DNB Bank ASA
  16. EFA Group
  17. Government of Singapore Investment Corporation
  18. HSBC
  19. ING Bank N.V.
  20. MasterCard
  21. Maybank
  22. Mizuho
  23. Morgan Stanley
  24. Nomura Singapore Limited
  25. Prudential
  26. RaboBank
  27. RB International
  28. SCOR Services Pte Ltd
  29. Scotiabank
  30. Societe Generale
  31. Standard Chartered Bank
  32. UBS AG
  33. UOB
  34. Westpac Banking Corporation
  35. Zurich Life Insurance (Singapore) Pte Ltd

 

 

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