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Ignatius Hwang, Partner, Bryan Cave LLP

Ignatius Hwang

Ignatius Hwang has more than 20 years’ international experience as an energy, resources and infrastructure lawyer. Before joining Bryan Cave LLC, he led the Asian energy and infrastructure practice of an international firm based in Singapore. Ignatius has a leading reputation as a Public-Private-Partnerships projects attorney.

Ignatius has been involved in all aspects of PPP, energy and infrastructure projects, including structuring, documentation and negotiation in connection with the development, acquisition, financing, construction and operation of such projects. He has also advised governments, vendors and bidders on reforms and privatizations.

He has worked on energy and infrastructure projects throughout Asia-Pacific including Australia, India, China, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, and the Middle-East.

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Doing Business in Singapore
Webinar at a glance:

Date: October 12-13, 2011
Time: 09: 00am EST -- What time is this for me?

This 2-day webinar will provide you with need-to-know information, tips and resources on how to effectively conduct business in Singapore. The instructor, Ignatius Hwang, Bryan Cave LLP, will begin with an introduction to the country and culture, followed by a description of how to effectively do business with Singaporean customers and ensure payment. You will also learn how to mitigate risks on credit sales into Singapore and understand the steps which can be taken in the event of buyer default.

Topics to be covered include:

Country Overview – Singapore’s political, economic, business environment

  • Political system
  • Economy
  • Business environment

Legal System and Framework

  • Common law legal system
  • Statute law and common law
  • Judicial system

Investment Regime

  • Political climate
  • Regulatory and tax regime
  • No foreign exchange control
  • Stable monetary policy
  • Investment protection treaties

Trade Documentation

  • Letters of credit
  • Purchase orders
  • Invoices

Dispute Resolution and Debt Recovery

  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Small claims
  • Labor claims

Earn CICP Points for Participating

Certified International Credit Professionals (CICP’s) will earn 1 professional development point for participation in this FCIB Webinar.

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Registration Fees
FCIB Member: Non-Member:
$195 (total for both sessions) $295 (total for both sessions)

Registration Fees Include:

  • One telephone and web connection at one physical location
  • Unlimited number of participants from the same company at the same physical location (all participants must be registered to receive the Certificate of Attendance)

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Registration fees, less a $50 processing fee will be refunded for written cancellations received 7 days before the program start date. No refunds for cancellations within 7 days of the program start date. Substitutions are permitted.


Certificate of Attendance

Participants who attend the webinar will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

For Additional Participants* who will be joining the webinar on the same computer as the main registrant, please use this form.

*All Additional Participants must be received before the start of the webinar to receive the Certificate and earn CICP points-if applicable.

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