Corporate Secretarial

Corporate Secretarial

Corporate Secretarial

We are a Registered Professional Entity with ACRA and can help you to perform incorporation, provide nominee director and full suite of corporate secretarial services, in addition to polling agent and scrutineer services for your AGM/EGM (including virtual shareholder meetings) and setting up Variable Capital Company (VCC).

Corporate Secretarial

We are a Registered Professional Entity with ACRA and can help you to perform incorporation, provide nominee director and full suite of corporate secretarial services, in addition to polling agent and scrutineer services for your AGM/EGM (including virtual shareholder meetings) and setting up Variable Capital Company (VCC).

Setting up / Incorporation services

We provide a comprehensive range of services relating to business formation including:-

  • Incorporation of private and public limited company in Singapore
  • Registration of a foreign branch in Singapore
  • Registration of Singapore Representative Office
  • Sole proprietorship, Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) and non-profit entities.
  • Provision of nominee secretary, nominee director or local agent
  • Provision of registered office facilities.
  • Assist in opening of corporate bank accounts.
  • Setting up family offices and trusts.
  • Setting up Variable Capital Company (VCC).

Corporate Secretarial

  • Acted as Company Secretary of SGX Mainboard and Catalist companies, some with more than 20 to 50 subsidiaries.
  • Incorporated more than 100 companies (private limited, foreign companies and companies limited by guarantee).
  • Scrutineer and Polling Agent for SGX mainboard listed company, Ossia International Limited and VGO Corporation Limited Annual General Meetings (AGM) and Scrutineer for Capital World Limited, SGX Catalist listed company Extraordinary General Meetings (EGM) and a few non-profit trade bodies.
  • Legal due diligence for a mainboard listed furniture player with market capitalization of more than $100 million.
  • Setup more than 10 foreign branches, representative offices.
  • Registration and de-registration of fixed/floating charges (lien over assets).
  • Selective share buyback exercises and capital reductions.
  • Striking off dormant companies and voluntary members’ winding up.

Our achievements include:

Acted as Company Secretary of SGX Mainboard and Catalist companies, some with more than 20 to 50 subsidiaries.

Incorporated more than 100 companies (private limited, foreign companies and companies limited by guarantee).

Scrutineer and Polling Agent for SGX mainboard listed company, Ossia International Limited and VGO Corporation Limited Annual General Meetings (AGM) and Scrutineer for Capital World Limited, SGX Catalist listed company Extraordinary General Meetings (EGM).

Legal due diligence for a mainboard listed furniture player with market capitalization of more than $100 million.

Sustainability Reporting

  • Implement a global roll-out of Sustainability reporting for a main-board listed leather furniture player in Singapore, Europe, Australia and China.
  • Initiated and prepared Sustainability reports for a Catalist Healthcare player.
  • Prepared Sustainability report for a Catalist property company/
  • Reviewed Sustainability report for a overseas listed coal mining company.
  • Advised on compliance with GRI Standards for a overseas investment portfolio who is adopting ESG investing principles.

Enterprise Risk Management

  • Setup ERM and FRM frameworks for a mainboard listed furniture maker.
  • Update and train staff on ERM framework.
  • Review and recommend appropriate risk management measures for a few listed companies.
  • Implement risk mitigation measures after an employee fraud incident at a MNC.
  • Review risk management practices for listed companies and MNCs.

We provide enterprise risk management and fraud risk management services to MNCs and SGX listed companies.

We provide the following risk consulting services:

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Fraud Risk Management (FRM)
  • SGX Listing Manual Rule 1207 (10)

    Opinion of the Board (with the concurrence of the AC) on adequacy of internal controls, addressing financial, operational & compliance risks (mandatory)

  • Code of Corporate Governance (2018) Provision 9.2:

    The Board requires and discloses in the company’s annual report that it has received assurance from:
    (b) the CEO and the other key management personnel who are responsible, regarding the adequacy and effectiveness of the company’s risk management and internal control systems.

    We helped clients who are listed on SGX Mainboard or Catalist, to prepare or review the company’s internal control system to ensure adequacy and compliance in accordance with the Code of Corporate Governance.

Risk is something that all business face in their daily dealings and coupled with increased regulation such as data protection, compliance risk has emerged as a key subject that directors need to manage well given this litigious landscape which see hefty penalties in the event of non-compliance. We are able to help review your processes and systems to ensure that the right controls are in place and operating effectively as they should be.

Additionally, as opposed to managing risk haphazardly, having a proper Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework in place allows the company to have a good read into the overall risk exposure and whether any of the potential issues falls out of the tolerable threshold so that appropriate actions can be taken. We are able to assist you with the establishment and maintenance of an ERM framework tailored to your organization with the right rigour to ensure that it is always kept up to date with the emerging risks that is pertinent to your industry.

Corporate Advisory Services

  • Due diligence exercises for initial public offerings (IPOs).
  • Due diligence for reverse takeovers (RTOs), general takeovers, share buyback, share consolidation, split, rights cum warrant issues, convertible bonds.
  • Advising on devising whistle blowing policy, Interested Persons Transactions framework for companies listed on the SGX Mainboard and Catalist.
  • Valuation of equity stakes, acquisition, disposal of investments, restructuring and/or transfer of assets.
  • Review Corporate Governance Statement, Financial and Operations Review, and other sections of Annual Report.
  • Resolve accounting issues and help with financial statements compliance with FRSs, preparation of quarterly and half yearly financial announcements.
Corporate Secretarial
  • Acted as Company Secretary of SGX Mainboard and Catalist companies, some with more than 20 to 50 subsidiaries.
  • Incorporated more than 100 companies (private limited, foreign companies and companies limited by guarantee).
  • Scrutineer and Polling Agent for SGX mainboard listed company, Ossia International Limited and VGO Corporation Limited Annual General Meetings (AGM) and Scrutineer for Capital World Limited, SGX Catalist listed company Extraordinary General Meetings (EGM) and a few non-profit trade bodies.
  • Legal due diligence for a mainboard listed furniture player with market capitalization of more than $100 million.
  • Setup more than 10 foreign branches, representative offices.
  • Registration and de-registration of fixed/floating charges (lien over assets).
  • Selective share buyback exercises and capital reductions.
  • Striking off dormant companies and voluntary members’ winding up.

Our achievements include:

Acted as Company Secretary of SGX Mainboard and Catalist companies, some with more than 20 to 50 subsidiaries.

Incorporated more than 100 companies (private limited, foreign companies and companies limited by guarantee).

Scrutineer and Polling Agent for SGX mainboard listed company, Ossia International Limited and VGO Corporation Limited Annual General Meetings (AGM) and Scrutineer for Capital World Limited, SGX Catalist listed company Extraordinary General Meetings (EGM).

Legal due diligence for a mainboard listed furniture player with market capitalization of more than $100 million.

Sustainability Reporting
  • Implement a global roll-out of Sustainability reporting for a main-board listed leather furniture player in Singapore, Europe, Australia and China.
  • Initiated and prepared Sustainability reports for a Catalist Healthcare player.
  • Prepared Sustainability report for a Catalist property company/
  • Reviewed Sustainability report for a overseas listed coal mining company.
  • Advised on compliance with GRI Standards for a overseas investment portfolio who is adopting ESG investing principles.

Enterprise Risk Management
  • Setup ERM and FRM frameworks for a mainboard listed furniture maker.
  • Update and train staff on ERM framework.
  • Review and recommend appropriate risk management measures for a few listed companies.
  • Implement risk mitigation measures after an employee fraud incident at a MNC.
  • Review risk management practices for listed companies and MNCs.

We provide enterprise risk management and fraud risk management services to MNCs and SGX listed companies.

We provide the following risk consulting services:

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

Fraud Risk Management (FRM)
  • SGX Listing Manual Rule 1207 (10)

    Opinion of the Board (with the concurrence of the AC) on adequacy of internal controls, addressing financial, operational & compliance risks (mandatory)

  • Code of Corporate Governance (2018) Provision 9.2:

    The Board requires and discloses in the company’s annual report that it has received assurance from:
    (b) the CEO and the other key management personnel who are responsible, regarding the adequacy and effectiveness of the company’s risk management and internal control systems.

    We helped clients who are listed on SGX Mainboard or Catalist, to prepare or review the company’s internal control system to ensure adequacy and compliance in accordance with the Code of Corporate Governance.

Risk is something that all business face in their daily dealings and coupled with increased regulation such as data protection, compliance risk has emerged as a key subject that directors need to manage well given this litigious landscape which see hefty penalties in the event of non-compliance. We are able to help review your processes and systems to ensure that the right controls are in place and operating effectively as they should be.

Additionally, as opposed to managing risk haphazardly, having a proper Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) framework in place allows the company to have a good read into the overall risk exposure and whether any of the potential issues falls out of the tolerable threshold so that appropriate actions can be taken. We are able to assist you with the establishment and maintenance of an ERM framework tailored to your organization with the right rigour to ensure that it is always kept up to date with the emerging risks that is pertinent to your industry.

Corporate Advisory Services
  • Due diligence exercises for initial public offerings (IPOs).
  • Due diligence for reverse takeovers (RTOs), general takeovers, share buyback, share consolidation, split, rights cum warrant issues, convertible bonds.
  • Advising on devising whistle blowing policy, Interested Persons Transactions framework for companies listed on the SGX Mainboard and Catalist.
  • Valuation of equity stakes, acquisition, disposal of investments, restructuring and/or transfer of assets.
  • Review Corporate Governance Statement, Financial and Operations Review, and other sections of Annual Report.
  • Resolve accounting issues and help with financial statements compliance with FRSs, preparation of quarterly and half yearly financial announcements.

We have a team of highly qualified in-house experts:

  • Fellow Chartered Secretary, Chartered Secretaries Institute of Singapore (CSIS);
  • Felow Chartered Corporate Governance Professional, CSIS
  • Fellow Chartered Accountant, Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA);
  • Bachelor of Laws (Hons), University of London;
  • Senior Accredited Director & Ordinary Member, Singapore Institute of Directors;
  • Passed the Qualified Listed Entity Director (QLED);

Our achievements include:

Devised and implemented the ERM and FRM framework for a large SGX main board listed company with market capitalisation in excess of S$ 100 million.

Tasked to investigate whistle blowing complaints for SGX listed companies.

Successfully detected misappropriation by an employee of our client to the tune of $150,000 over a course of 5 years during an internal audit engagement.

Conducted in-house ERM and FRM workshops for our listed clients where we highlighted misalignment between departments’ operating objectives and the company overall strategic intent. Subsequent interventions by our team contributed to clear cascading goals and appropriate risk responses that were implemented to manage the client’s overall risk exposure.

We have a team of highly qualified in-house experts:

  • Certified Internal Auditor, Institute of Internal Auditors (USA)
  • Certified Risk Management Assurance, Institute of Internal Auditors (USA)
  • Certified Fraud Examiner, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (USA)
  • Certified Forensic Accountant, American Board of Forensic Accountants
  • Registered Forensic Investigator, American Board of Forensic Accountants
  • COSO Enterprise Risk Management Certificate
  • Nanyang Enterprise Risk Management Programme

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ADDRESS

1 Scotts Road, #24-10, Shaw Centre
Singapore 228208

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