SBF - Subsidiary Board Director Fundamentals

Subsidiary Board Director Fundamentals
This course seeks to provide subsidiary board directors with an understanding of the construct of boards in subsidiary and joint venture companies and the unique governance issues involved. The presenter will explain the principle of separate legal entity and share case studies to highlight practical and legal issues that may arise in boards of subsidiary entities. The roles and responsibilities of subsidiary boards related to corporate governance, best practices and tips on managing sustainability reporting, cross border and political issues are explained in the course.

Course Objectives

  1. Examine the principle of separate legal entity.
  2. Explain the traditional roles, duties and responsibilities of a director.
  3. Highlight the corporate structures of subsidiary and joint venture companies.
  4. Explain the responsibilities and liability risks of subsidiary directors.
  5. Illustrate with case studies on how conflicts of interest may arise in corporate groups.
  6. Share best practices to bolster corporate governance in subsidiary and joint venture companies.


09.00 am : Introduction
09:05 am : Separate Legal Entity
09.10 am : Traditional Directors’ Roles, Duties and Responsibilities
09.40 am : Various Subsidiary and Joint Venture Structures
10.00 am : Break
10.10 am : Subsidiary Directors’ Responsibilities
10.20 am : Personal Liability Risks
10.30 am : Conflicts of Interest in Corporate Groups
10.40 am : Other Notable Issues and Final Tips
10.45 am : Questions & Answers
11.00 am : End of Programme

CPD Hours : 2

SID members: $280.80 (incl. 8% GST)
Non-members: $399.60 (incl. 8 % GST)

SID Corporate Members may utilise their complimentary vouchers.


Bernard Lui
Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC

Mr Bernard Lui is a partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP and a director at Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC. Mr Lui focuses on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and corporate finance, including initial public offerings (IPO) and placements, as well as post-IPO corporate governance and compliance issues. A registered professional with the Singapore Exchange (SGX), he supervises companies listed on the Catalist board and serves as the leader of the firm’s Singapore corporate and business transactions practice. With 30 years of experience, Mr Lui has managed numerous significant M&A and corporate finance transactions across different sectors. His deal work has been recognised by Chambers Global, Chambers Asia-Pacific, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, IFLR1000, and asialaw Leading Lawyers.

Please register online by 11 May.

Course Enquiries
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (65) 6422 1188

Upon successful registration for the course, you are deemed to have read and accepted SID’s Terms and Conditions for Courses/Events.

16/05/2023 09:00 - 11:00
Malay Peninsula Standard Time
Online registration not available.

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