| ||AAS, the Australian Alumni of Singapore, is a non-profit organisation aimed at promoting friendship and goodwill among the various graduates and members from different Australian tertiary and professional institutions. |
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The Competition Commission of Singapore is a new statutory body established under the Competition Act (Chapter 50B) on 1 January 2005 to administer and enforce the Act. It comes under the purview of the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Its mission is to promote healthy competitive markets that will benefit the Singapore economy.
The CIArb Singapore Branch aims to promote, encourage and facilitate the practice of settlement of disputes by arbitration and other means of dispute resolution, and to support and promote the status and interests of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.
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ConventionPro International ("CPI") is a premier conferences and seminars producer dedicated to the provision of timely, accurate and strategic information to business corporations in Asia. CPI specialises in providing business insights to companies who wish to invest in countries with high growth potential. Over the past 5 years, CPI has provided more than 1,000 expert presentations of strategic, managerial, financial and legal information to delegates from the private and public sector.
| || | Hong Kong Corporate Counsel Association
was established March 2003 as the pioneer association representing in-house lawyers in Hong Kong. The HKCCA provides an efficient and effective range of benefits and services for its members' professional development, including continuing legal education, a platform for networking and the exchange of ideas, information and experiences that are unique to the in-house role. It is the only association of in-house counsel run for in-house counsel by in-house counsel.
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| || |Insolvency Practitioners Association of Singapore Limited
is incorporated as a company limited by guarantee on 12 April 2005 and was set up with the view of ensuring a high level of professional competence and ethical conduct of insolvency practitioners for the benefit of the public. Its founding members are the Institute of Singapore Chartered Accountants (ISCA) formerly known as Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Singapore and the Law Society of Singapore. The governing board of IPAS comprises 2 designated representatives respectively from the two founding members.
| ||The Muslim Financial Planning Association ("MFPA") is a not-for-profit organization registered as a society in Singapore on 24th March 2009 and was formally launchd by Professor Yaacob Ibrahim on the 15th of July 2009 in conjunction with its 1st conference on Wills, Inheritance And Estate Planning – The Muslim Perspective. Its vision is to provide, Muslims in Singapore with the knowledge and tools required to effectively plan the distribution of their property after death in accordance with the Syariah principles. |
| || |The Law Society of Singapore
is both the regulatory and representative body of the Singapore legal profession. Among its various purposes described in the Legal Profession Act are its important training-related roles to:
- to maintain and improve the standards of conduct and learning of the legal profession in Singapore; and
- to protect and assist the public in Singapore in all matters touching on the Law.
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The Singapore Academy of Law ("SAL" or "the Academy") was established by the Singapore Academy of Law Act (Cap. 294A) in 1988. At the time of its inception, Parliament had envisaged an institution patterned after the English Inns of Court, to develop among the legal profession in Singapore a collegiate spirit which is necessary for pride in the profession and in its honourable standards and practices.
Over the years, the Academy has evolved from a membership-based body to a service-based institution. It is now also the law reporting agency in Singapore; a continuing legal education provider; a legal publications body; an alternative dispute resolutions agency; an appointing body for Senior Counsel, commissioners for oaths and notaries public; a promoter of legal information technology and the keeper of stakeholding moneys in Singapore.
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The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association or SCCA was set up in 2002. It is the pioneer association representing in-house lawyers in Singapore.
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The Singapore Institute of Arbitrators (SIArb) is a neutral professional body with whose main focus is in professional training & development. It organises talks, seminars and training courses for members and the public on a regular basis. Besides being a centre for promoting knowledge of arbitration & other Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators also acts as an appointing authority for the appointment of arbitrators upon request.
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The Singapore Institute of Directors (SID) was formally incorporated as a company limited by guarantee with the support and participation of private sector businesses and professional bodies. The SID aims to be the national body for company directors of the local business community. The SID provides its members with a range of services and products to meet their needs as directors, whatever the size or location of business. From free information and advice, to encouraging and facilitating on-going personal and professional development, there is support in all areas of professional development.
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The Society of Construction Law Singapore is the Singapore chapter of an international professional body that promotes the education, study and research in the field of construction law and related subjects both in Singapore and overseas for the benefit of the public and the construction industry.
| ||The Society of Financial Service Professionals (Singapore) is a professional society of financial planning practitioners.We are affiliated to The Society of Financial Service Professionals in the United States, which has been established for over 75 years with a current membership of over 13,000. |
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The Singapore Mediation Centre ("SMC")
is the flagship mediation centre of Singapore. It was incorporated on 8 August 1997, and officially launched by the Honourable Chief Justice Yong Pung How on 16 August 1997.
The SMC is dedicated to promoting the amicable and fair settlement of disputes. It aims to create an environment in which people can work together to find enduring solutions to conflicts and tensions created by human interactions. It contributes to the building of a harmonious society, and a thriving business community, by broadening awareness of, and providing access to, constructive means of dispute resolution.
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The Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners (Singapore) is the local chapter of a worldwide body which provides a forum for practitioners from the legal, accountancy, corporate trust and related professions whose occupation includes a significent involvement, at specialist level, with any of the planning, creation, management of and accounting for, trusts and estates, executorship administration and related taxes.