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Primer on the SOP Act and New Amendments

This seminar will provide you with a practical primer on the Security of Payment (SOP) Act in Singapore and its objectives, as well as explain some of the new amendments and their potential impact.

Wed 28 Aug 2019
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Venue tbc, Singapore
1.5 hours CPD
SGD30 + 7% GST


Since the enactment of the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act in Singapore, the number of adjudications has skyrocketed and a body of case law has developed around the application of the Act. This talk will discuss the new amendments and their potential impact in the context of existing case law.


  • SILE: Pending

Meet the speaker

Kelvin Kek, Partner, Allen & Gledhill

Kelvin is a partner in the Litigation and Dispute Resolution Department and part of the Construction & Engineering Practice Group.

Kelvin's practice encompasses construction disputes, both in litigation and international arbitration. He has acted as counsel in a broad range of matters for multinational corporations, statutory bodies, private and publicly-listed entities. The cross-border nature of his work often necessitates travel to other jurisdictions like Malaysia, Indonesia and India.

Notably, Kelvin has acted for several publicly-listed developers and owners in various disputes over the construction and design of commercial and private developments in Singapore. He has also advised a number of Singaporean statutory boards on a variety of claims against contractors and sub-contractors, including claims relating to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap 30B).


  • RICS professional SGD30 + 7% GST
  • Non-RICS professional SGD40 + 7% GST
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SGD30 + 7% GST