Demystifying Law from an Entrepreneur's Perspective Vol 2


Start-up companies and entrepreneurs often face conundrums of legal nature in the areas of business formation and structuring, employment contracts, investor agreements and intellectual property protection.

CRIB has partnered with Rajah & Tann, a full service law firm with offices in 10 countries in ASEAN, to provide CRIB members and entrepreneurs with an opportunity to learn about relevant legal procedures, knowledge and terminology. Rajah & Tann lawyers will walk you through common issues that small businesses and startups often face and will delve deeper into these topics during the break-out groups.

*Please keep in mind that the information from this clinic is not considered legal advice and should be treated as legal guidance.

Key Takeaways:

  • Setting up your company: Do I need to set up a company? When and how should I organise my business?

  • Intellectual Property: What is IP and what should I consider protecting?

  • Personal Data Protection Act: How does this impact my business?

  • Employment and Interacting with 3rd Parties: Do I need employment contracts or consultancy arrangements?

  • Investment Agreements: How do I structure my investment agreement, term sheets and employee stock option plans?

Event Schedule

6:00 PM Registration Opens
6:30 PM Networking and Light Bites
7:00 PM Introduction to Rajah and Tann and CRIB and The Great Room
7:10 PM Overview of Investment Documents and Corporate issues
7:30 PM Overview of Intellectual Property
7:50 PM Break-out to Smaller Session 1
8:30 PM Break-out to Smaller Session 2
8:45 PM Session Ends + Networking
9:00 PM Event Ends

Location: The Great Room. Centennial Towers 3 Temasek Ave, Singapore 039190 Level 18


Celeste Lee
Celeste is a Partner, Rajah and Tann in General Corporate Commercial practice.

With more than 10 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, PE/VC investments, joint ventures, corporate restructurings and general commercial and employment matters, she has advised a wide range of clients including MNCs, government-linked companies, PE funds, SMEs and start ups. Prior to joining the firm, she was a senior legal counsel with the consumer banking business in Standard Chartered Bank.

Lionel Tan
Lionel is a Partner at Rajah and Tann in Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Employment & Executive Compensation Intellectual Property practice.

He started out his career in law as a Deputy Public Prosecutor and concurrently held the appointment of Assistant Director of the Computer Information & Systems Department of the Attorney-General’s Chambers. Since joining private practice he has been involved in various high profile commercial and criminal litigation cases and has advised clients on a wide spectrum of commercial and criminal matters.

He has a keen interest in the field of Information Technology Law, Internet frauds,Cyber security threats and represents clients on intellectual property matters and on compliance measures

Terence Quek
Terence is a Partner in Rajah & Tann Singapore's General Corporate Commercial and M&A Practice Groups. Terence has more than 15 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, PE/VC investments, local and cross-border joint ventures, corporate restructurings, corporate rescues and general commercial law.

He is also actively involved in a wide range of PE/VC investment transactions, from seed financing to early stage investments to growth capital, and joint venture deals involving both local and cross-border entities. He has been recognised by Singapore Business Review as one of Singapore's 40 Most Influential Lawyers Aged 40 and Under in 2015.

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The Great Room at Centennial Tower Level 18, 3 Temasek Avenue, Singapore 039190 Singapore
The Great Room at Centennial Tower