The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association (SCCA) invited general counsel in Singapore and Asia-Pacific a private dinner recently that was attended by foreign counsel belonging to the International In-house counsel Worldwide and Asia-Pacific Corporate Counsel Alliance.
The function was a rare opportunity for regional general counsel to discuss pertinent issues concerning some of the largest ASEAN companies.
The dinner was attended by representatives from AIG, Ayala, Delfi, Deustche Bank, ExxonMobil, GIC, Go-Jek, HSBC, IHS Markit, Lazada, Mapletree, Maybank, Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company, Prudential, Rabobank, Samsung, SPH and more.
The discussion began with a presentation by Manu Bhaskaran from Centennial Asia Advisors. With more than 30 years of expertise in economic and political risk assessment and forecasting in Asia, Manu discussed political and economic threats and opportunities in ASEAN. A lively debate ensued with each guest chiming in with industry specific expertise.
The dinner was held at Flutes, at the National Museum of Singapore and sponsored by DL & F De Saram, a Sri Lankan law firm, and Luminance, an AI platform for Legal professionals.