FAQ

General
Q1: What does SIAS offer?
Q2: Is SIAS and SIAS Research the same?
Q3: Does a SIAS Research member also enjoy the same membership benefits as a SIAS member and vice versa?

Membership
Q1: How do I sign up for membership with SIAS?
Q2: What are the membership benefits?
Q3: What is the difference between the four types of membership offered?
Q4: How do I renew my membership with SIAS?
Q5: I forgot my username and password, what can I do?
Q6: How do I unsubscribe from the mailing list?
Q7: What’s my membership duration?
Q8: What are the available payment methods?
Q9: How do I know if I am already a member?
Q10: I’m a staff/shareholder of a particular listed company. Am I entitled to the complimentary associate membership?
Q11: Is my Associate Sponsored Membership automatically renewed each year?

Events
Q1: How do I register for the various events?
Q2: What mode of payments do you accept?
Q3: I want to sponsor an event.
Q4: Why do I have to notify SIAS to cancel my registration if I’m unable to attend a seminar?
Q5: Are all SIAS events Free?

Dispute Resolutions
Q1: What can I do if I have a dispute with my financial products provider or a listed company?
Q2: If SIAS is a non-profit organisation, why must an investor join SIAS in order for to SIAS to handle the dispute?


General

Question 1: What does SIAS offer?

SIAS offers an array of seminars and workshop aimed to raise the level of financial literacy and investor knowledge amongst the public. SIAS also champions investors’ rights and advocates for good corporate governance practices amongst corporations.

SIAS also works with Public Listed Companies to reach out to retail investors through its corporate communication programme to enable investors to determine the fundamentals of a company and take a long-term view of the company.

Question 2: Is SIAS and SIAS Research the same?

SIAS is a non-profit organisation committed to investor education, protecting investors’ rights and actively promoting corporate governance and transparency.

SIAS Research on the other hand is a for profit investment organisation and is a separate and independent research house that focuses on providing objective, reliable and professional research on Singapore listed companies on the Singapore Stock Exchange. Their services include daily updates on market movement, stock picks & recommendations and exclusive invites to SIAS Research events & courses. Follow this link for a full suite of services and benefits provided by SIAS Research.

Question 3: Does a SIAS Research member also enjoy the same membership benefits as a SIAS member and vice versa?


SIAS and SIAS Research membership are not the same and thus you need to subscribe separately to be BOTH a SIAS and a SIAS Research member in order to enjoy the membership benefits of both organisation.

Events organised by SIAS are free for SIAS members only and might not necessarily be free for SIAS Research members, unless otherwise stated.


Membership

Question 1: How do I sign up for membership with SIAS?

You can sign up for the membership via online or you can download the application form here and mail it back to us with your cheque for S$12. You can also make payment via paypal.

Question 2: What are the membership benefits?

There are numerous benefits available for our members.
Please click here for our membership benefits.

Question 3: What is the difference between the four types of membership offered?

SIAS ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP FEE:
Membership period: Yearly
Categories Criteria Annual Fee
Ordinary Singapore or PRs S$12
Associate Non Citizen / Non PRs
(Employment Pass & Work Permit Holder)
S$12
Associate Sponsored Shareholder / Staff of the Participating Companies
(Click here to view the list)
N/A
Student Full Time Student
(Aged between 15 – 29 who is studying in Singapore)
S$6

Note: Only Ordinary Members are entitled to voting rights

Question 4: How do I renew my membership with SIAS?

Log in to your account and click on member’s area. You should see membership renewal on your left. Kindly follow the instructions provided to renew your membership.

For Associate Sponsored Membership, kindly submit your latest proof of shareholding of the company in which your membership is sponsored by.
Should you have any further enquiries with regards to renewal, kindly contact us directly.

Question 5: I forgot my username and password, what can I do?

Please contact us via email or phone to reset your account.

Question 6: How do I unsubscribe from the mailing list?

Simply email us with the words unsubscribe and we will remove you from our mailing list.

Question 7: What’s my membership duration?

Membership duration is for 12months unless otherwise stated.

Question 8: What are the available payment methods?


Cash
You may pay cash directly at our SIAS office located at:

7 Maxwell Road #05-03
MND Building Annexe B
Singapore 069111

Nearest MRT: Tanjong Pagar (Exit G)

Cheque
Mail us your cheque at the above address or drop your cheque directly at our office. Please make it payable to SIAS.

Paypal
Depending on nature of payment. There will be a link provided.

If you do not have a Paypal account, Kindly sign up for an account before proceeding to make payment transactions online.

For more information about Paypal, please refer to the
Paypal Help Center.

* We do not accept bank transactions.

Question 9: How do I know if I am already a member?

If you are unsure, you can drop us an email here.

Question 10: I’m a staff/shareholder of a particular listed company. Am I entitled to the complimentary associate membership?

Please click here for the full list of participating listed companies.

Question 11: Is my Associate Sponsored Membership automatically renewed each year?


There is no auto renewal for the membership.

Firstly, we need to ensure that the company you have applied your membership under is still a member of SIAS Investor Education Programme.

For shareholders: We need you to re-submit the latest proof of shareholding to verify that you are still a shareholder of the company. A notification email will be sent to you to guide you on the submission.

For staff: Verification will be done with your HR department and notification email will be sent to you to confirm the renewal if you are still with the company; otherwise, you will be given the choice to sign up as an Ordinary Member to continue to enjoy the benefits.


Events

Question 1: How do I register for the various events?

Simply click on the event that you want to attend and register online directly. Alternatively, you may send in your registration with the following format through the Contact Us Form:

Name:
DOB:
Contact No:
NRIC:
Email:

Question 2: What mode of payments do you accept?

By Cash
You may pay cash directly at our SIAS office located at:
7 Maxwell Road #05-03
MND Building Annexe B
Singapore 069111

Nearest MRT: Tanjong Pagar (Exit G)

By Cheque
Mail us your cheque at the above address or drop your cheque directly at our office. Please make it payable to SIAS.

By Paypal
If you are paying by credit card. There will be a link provided.

If you do not have a Paypal account, Kindly sign up for an account before proceeding to make payment transactions online.

For more information about Paypal, please refer to the
Paypal Help Center.

Question 3: I want to sponsor an event.

Kindly contact us here.

Question 4: Why do I have to notify SIAS to cancel my registration if I’m unable to attend a seminar?

We have limited seats for each seminars and thus in order to accommodate other interested investors, we seek your kind understanding to notify us if you are unable to attend so that we can give the seat to others.

This also helps us to prevent any food wastage as we don’t over cater for the event.

Question 5: Are all SIAS events Free?


Most of our events are free for members to attend. For more intensive workshops, members would be required to pay a subsidized rate to attend. Members of the public can also attend most of our events at a special fee quoted.

However, there are various seminars and workshops that we provide free to all our members and even to the public. However, special discounted prices are given to members of SIAS for paid events

Please check here for our upcoming events.


Dispute Resolutions

Question 1: What can I do if I have a dispute with my financial products provider or a listed company?

Investor should first try to resolve the dispute with the corporation before seeking help from SIAS. If you are still unable to resolve the dispute with the corporation, you can approach SIAS for advice and assistance by submitting your complaints online or by writing.

If you are writing in, please include the necessary information below:
Name:
IC:
Email:
Contact No.:

All applications must be accompanied by relevant documents such as receipts, agreements, financial statements, correspondences, letters, etc.

As we are an Association, an investor needs to join us as a member for us to handle the case.

Question 2: If SIAS is a non-profit organisation, why must an investor join SIAS in order for to SIAS to handle the dispute?


SIAS incurs operational and manpower costs. There are many areas in which investors benefit from SIAS initiatives without having to pay for them, such as: SIAS’ lobbying for investors’ rights, organising seminars and workshop on Investor education and promoting good corporate governance practices in corporations.

However, if investors want SIAS to help them raise their dispute, they will need to become our member to establish a relationship between the investor and SIAS, so that we can represent them to communicate with the institution.


If you have any further enquires, please contact us here.

 
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