Singapore | Top 5 Valuable Tips for Start-ups and Scale-ups

Ideas are easy, business is tough. Do you have what it takes to build and grow successful startup? Do you know the common pitfalls to avoid? Join us for an insightful and informative session by Robert Liew from ZICO, co-founder of a listed company, former corporate lawyer and trusted business advisor.

Highlights of the talk include:

  • Learning how to protect your business ideas
  • Weighing out the risks
  • Knowing if you are on the right track
  • Participants will also be entitled to a service package comprising strategy, legal and business process outsourcing services, terms and conditions apply.

About the Speaker

Robert Liew oversees and is primarily responsible for the overall management of the Advisory and Transactional Services division of the Group.

He has been part of the ZICO family for over 20 years, beginning with Zaid Ibrahim & Co., the precursor to the ZICO Law network. He subsequently set-up and oversaw the ZICO Law office in Singapore, kicking off the network’s regional expansion 2003.

Robert was part of the founding management team that restructured the businesses of the network into ZICO Holdings Inc., and on to its successful listing on the Singapore Exchange in 2014.

He is actively involved in ZICO Holdings Inc.’s continued expansion into the ASEAN region, and in the range of its multi-disciplinary professional services; the most recent being into corporate finance advisory, and external asset management.

Robert is a lawyer by training and is qualified to practise in England & Wales, and in Malaysia. He received a Chevening Scholarship for his MBA(Finance) degree in 2003.



On 1 December 2022, KPMG and ZICO Law entered into an agreement under which a number of law firms and teams from the ZICO Law network have joined the KPMG network of firms.

The deal will see more than 275 lawyers join over 2,900 legal professionals in the KPMG global organization, creating a significant legal footprint across Asia. It will offer legal services and solutions, a globally connected legal services platform, and specialists who work with leading technology providers to modernize legal functions across organizations. The strategic combination increases the total number of legal professionals in the KPMG network to over 3,750 across 84 jurisdictions. You may read the press release here.

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