[In Person] D2E: Technology Procurement

This event has been postponed until further notice. 

Venue: SAL, Stamford 1 & 2, The Adelphi #08 -08, 1 Coleman Street (S179803)


The Data and Digital Economy (D2E) Law series will encompass 3-hour structured training sessions in various aspects of D2E law offered under the Data and Digital Economy Law Course for Legal and Industry Practitioners. Lawyers, corporate counsel and allied legal professionals practising or involved in this dynamic and amorphous space will find the sessions useful in navigating the complexities of technology and the law. Interested learners may choose to register for individual sessions covering a wide range of topics or all sessions under the Course.



CPD Points : 3

Past Event

This 3-hour session on Technology Procurement is part of the Data and Digital Economy Law Series. It looks at procurement methods such as tenders, request for proposals and MOUs, public sector procurement, and the various parties involved and their divergent interests. The session also tackles vendor risk management and other key contractual issues including those that arise from cross-border transactions, default and defective performance, and warranties, negligence and product liability.


1.30pm How to procure
2.15pm What to procure
3pm Break
3.15pm Risk management
4pm Key contractual issues
4.45pm End


Mr Tan Wee Meng

Head of Head of Telecommunications & Partner in the Energy, Infrastructure & Projects Practice,
Allen & Gledhill LLP


A seasoned practitioner with more than 20 years of experience, Wee Meng’s practice focuses on key clients in the media and telecommunications, energy and infrastructure industries as well as government and PPP projects. He is Head of Telecommunications and a Partner in the Energy, Infrastructure and Projects Practice, and works on projects throughout the region. 


Wee Meng has exceptional in-depth experience and understanding of the telecommunications and media industries, enabling him to assist clients in navigating through market transformations and technology revolutions in an increasingly converged yet increasingly competitive industry. 


Chambers Asia-Pacific lauds Wee Meng as “very knowledgeable and responsive, with a quick turnaround in providing advice” and cites comments from an impressed client who appreciates that he is “legally very sound and has a very good grasp of how the regulators work in Singapore”. Chambers Asia-Pacific further describes him as “practical, knowledgeable and skilled at providing effective solutions”, and notes that Wee Meng gains additional recognition as an “extremely dependable” lawyer, who is “very responsive, irrespective of time zone conflicts”. The Legal 500 Asia Pacific also recognises Wee Meng as a “seasoned commercial lawyer”.

Mr Michael Tan

Director, Head of Legal, Google Cloud APAC


Michael Tan leads the APAC Cloud legal team and is part of Google’s APAC Legal Management team. Before his current role he also led Google’s commercial legal team for SEA and South Asia. During his time at Google, he’s worked on some of Google’s most complex and important commercial deals across the breadth of Google’s products, including Advertising, Android, Payments, Search, Maps and Enterprise.

Mike has over 20 years of legal experience, and has been working in the Tech industry for the majority of that time. Before joining Google in 2008, he was with Yahoo!, which he joined in 2006 after cutting his teeth in legal roles covering both in house and private practice.

Mike was a Member of the Legal Technology Cluster of the Singapore Academy of Law where he contributed to the “Singapore Technology Masterplan 2017”, and has spoken on a wide range of topics including from Cloud Computing, Payment systems, and AI regulation.



SILE Accredited CPD Activity

Number of Public CPD Points: 3.0 (TBC)

Practice Area: Telecommunications, Media & Technology

Training Level: Intermediate


SILE Attendance Policy

Participants who wish to obtain CPD Points are reminded that they must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For this activity, this includes signing in on arrival and signing out at the conclusion of the activity in the manner required by the organiser, and not being absent from the entire activity for more than 15 minutes. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points for attending the activity. Please refer to http://www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information.


L I F T E D by SAL

For enquiries related to this event, please email les@sal.org.sg.

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