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Venue : 99 Duxton Road, The Co. Duxton Level 2 Singapore 089543

Event Start Date : Thursday 15 November 2018

Event End Date : Thursday 15 November 2018

Event Start Time : 05:00 pm

Event End Time : 07:30 pm

Registration Start Date : Monday 22 October 2018

Registration End Date : Thursday 15 November 2018

Event Overview

During this interactive seminar delivered by the global senior business leaders of Citco - Global Subsidiary Governance Services (GSGS), delegates will benefit from receiving best practices for Corporate Governance programs with a focus on International Subsidiaries.

The seminar will cover an overview of Subsidiaries Governance scene in Asia. This will include various topics from demand of management (boards of directors), tips to implement standards of Corporate Governance, Compliance Programmes and the way forward.


Seminar Content

  • Overview of subsidiaries governance scene in Asia
  • Demand on management – especially on boards of directors of companies
  • Appropriate standards of corporate governance – how to implement and enforce?
  • How to get the compliance program embedded in an organization so that it is operational rather than just theoretical
  • The way forward



5:00pm - 5:30pm



5:30pm - 6:30pm

Presentation by CITCO


6:30pm - 6:45pm



6:45pm Onwards



Speaker Profiles

 Kariem Abdellatif

Division Management / Head Global Subsidiary Governance

Citco Group


Kariem joined Citco in 1994. He is presently a member of the divisional management team of Citco Governance Services (since 2001). Kariem’s previous roles include General Manager Citco Nederland B.V. (2000 – 2001), and General Manager Citco B.V.I. Limited (1997 – 2000). Before that, Kariem served as an account manager in Curacao (1996 – 1997) and in the Netherlands (1994 – 1996).  In his present role, Kariem has been (and still is) closely involved in the development of the Global Subsidiary Governance Services model.  Kariem is a Dutch qualified lawyer from Rotterdam University.


Robert-Jan Kokshoorn

Co-head of Global Subsidiary Governance Services

Citco Group


Based in Miami, Robert-Jan joined the Citco Group of Companies in 2000 and had various positions in Curacao, Geneva, San Francisco and Miami.

He was instrumental in the setup and development of what is called Citco Global Subsidiary Governance Services today and is currently a member of the GSGS management team. Before joining Citco, Robert-Jan worked for a Dutch Fortune 500 company.

He will share his insight and experience in dealing with corporate governance practice within multinational corporations specifically.


Javed Aboobakar

Managing Director (Mauritius)

Citco Group


Javed heads up Citco Corporate Governance Services Business Development in Asia (including Africa). He has extensive experience in setting-up and administering corporate structures for multinational companies and funds investing in Asia and Africa.

Prior to joining the Citco Group of Companies, he was a director of one of the largest fiduciary companies in Mauritius. He was also the General Manager of BNPI (BNP Paribas) Offshore Banking Unit and the General Manager of BNPI (BNP Paribas) Mauritius Trust Corporation.

He holds a BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance from the University of Leeds (England), an MBA (International Finance) from the University of Bristol (England) jointly with Ecole Nationale des Ponts-et-Chaussées, Paris, a Bachelor of Laws (LLB Honours) from the University of London and is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).


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