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Nexia TS Supporting You Through COVID-19 Series: Support Grants. Temporary Measures Act. Opportunities Post-Covid.

Date:    28 May 2020, Thursday
Time:    9:30am - 10:30am

The coronavirus is shaking up businesses as most, if not all, are suffering economic disruption while trying to keep businesses going amid uncertainties. The impacts of the newly formed COVID-19 threat is real – creating a wave of business defaults and deficits. What is our way forward to get us through this crisis? What are our options?

This talk will highlight the provisions in the Act attempts to reduce the devastating impact by providing temporary and targeted protection for the performance of scheduled contracts. In addition, the essentials of this legislation and provide information on how the temporary measures can assist businesses and individuals.

Join us as we navigate through key business support grants, temporary measures act to relief businesses from legal action and exploring opportunities post-Covid to survive through the dramatic short-term effects of the crisis.

Free Admission for Clients/ Business Associates; $80 per pax for Public

CPE Hours
1 hour

Contact Information
Marketing & Communications
6534 5700

Navigating through Support Grants by Chin Chee Choon & Grace Lui
Temporary Measures Act by Steven Kang
Opportunities Post-Covid by Henry Tan
Panel Discussion

Speaker Profiles

Henry Tan
Group CEO & Chief Innovation Officer
Nexia TS

Henry Tan, Group CEO & Chief Innovation Officer of Nexia TS, has been serving as advisor to clients in Singapore and the region. As Group CEO, he manages the firm and grows its footprint to a major player in the market.

Henry assisted companies especially entrepreneurs since 1993 to grow their business in Asia through IPO, M&A, Accounting & other advisory. He has many years of experience in China market. Henry also sits on the board of a number of listed companies.

Other Professional Experiences

  • Assisted number of entrepreneurs to grow their business to an IPO in Singapore, London and Hong Kong Exchange.
  • Advisory to German company expansion into 7 countries in Asia
  • Advisory to a top Chinese shoe retailer and fund raising through private equity and then subsequently IPO
  • Taxation advisory to companies entering into Singapore and Chinese market in respect of structuring of business.
  • Restructuring advisory to number of Chinese companies for doing business and fund rising outside China.


Chin Chee Choon
Advisory Leader
Nexia TS

Chee Choon has more than 20 years of collective experience in Assurance and Auditing, Corporate Governance, Internal Audit, Risk Management and Advisory and IPOs.

He is currently the Head of Advisory at Nexia TS managing the various advisory services under his leadership. Chee Choon is involved in the internal audit reviews of companies listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange (“SGX”) from various industries including food and beverages, manufacturing, telecommunication, trading, oil and gas, and also non-profit organisation.  Other advisory work includes special reviews such as fraud investigation, pre-IPO internal control review and review of internal control manuals.

Chee Choon is also the engagement and signing director for the statutory audit of companies from various industries and sizes including companies listed on the SGX.  These companies include companies in the oil & gas (exploration and production), property development and construction, shipping and marine, manufacturing, electronics and publishing industries. He was also involved in IPO projects where the firm functions as reporting accountants for two companies in the food and beverage industry and construction related companies.

He is a member of the Audit Committee of Nexia International where his roles include performing Quality Control Reviews (QCR) of global Nexia member firms and also potential new firms or review QCR Reports prepared by other audit committee members to be approved by Nexia International Board Members.

Chee Choon also served as Non-executive Chairman/Independent Director on public companies listed on SGX.

Outside of work, Chee Choon served in the Board of Governors and Treasurer of the Spirit of Enterprise, a non-profit organisation promoting and honoring entrepreneurship among youth in Singapore.


Steven Seah
Seah Ong & Partners LLP

Steven was educated at Anglo Chinese School Singapore and graduated from the University of Singapore in 1980 with LLB (Hons). In 1988, he obtained the Dip of Bus Law from the National University of Singapore. He was called to the Bar in 1981 and has been in practice since then. He established the firm of Seah Leong & Partners together with Ms Mary Leong in January 1990 and the firm is now known as Seah Ong & Partners LLP.

Steven has extensive litigation experience in both the civil and criminal bar. He had conducted trials in the State Courts and the High Court, and appeals in the Court of Appeal. He has experience in handling contractual and corporate matters, land law related matters, Strata Board matters on collective sales and management corporation matters. He is a member of the Law Society of Singapore, Singapore Academy of Law and the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. Steven is Chairman of the Review Committee and Inquiry Panel of the Law Society of Singapore. He sits as a member of the Disciplinary Tribunal. His other appointments include Tribunal Magistrate of the Small Claims Tribunal, Principal Mediator in the Panel of Principal Mediators Singapore Mediation Centre, Senior Mediator in the Panel of Mediators under the Law Society Mediation Scheme. Steven currently sits on the Board of Wilton Resources Corporated Ltd, chairing the Nominating Committee.


Grace Lui
Director, Valuation & Transactions
Nexia TS

Grace oversees the Transactions and Valuation Advisory Services at Nexia TS. She has been involved in various aspects of business advisory work including pre-IPO advisory, reporting accountants, business valuation, valuation for financial reporting and financial due diligence.

She has performed internal controls reviews, financial reviews and business planning for various companies. To-date, her industry experience covers manufacturing, electronics distribution, construction, restaurant management, retail, marine and telecommunication.

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