Commercial Investigations (CPIS) LLP has had more than 30 years of experience in the industry since it commenced operations since 1990.
Mr. Philip Tan has since overseen more than 12,000 cases and has given evidence in numerous trials in the Singapore High Courts and Singapore State Courts (formerly known as Subordinate Courts).
Mr. Philip Tan has been a speaker of seminars including the following organised by IP Academy Singapore:
Criminal Enforcement of IP Rights
IP Enforcement Programme for IPOS Trade Mark Registry
Well versed in state of the art knowledge of the industry and well known amongst lawyers, the company has grown over the decades and is now services clients throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
We are one of the most rapidly growing and trusted Professional Investigation firms in Asia.
Many people have misconceptions about how a Private Investigator / Private Detective / Private Eye work in Singapore. They are mostly part-timers moon lighting without any Investigation training, trying to earn extra income. In most people’s view, any person can be a Private Investigator / Private Detective / Private Eye work in Singapore.
In actual fact, in Singapore, a Private Investigator / Private Detective / Private Eye is required by law to go through a course approved by the Singapore Police Force (PLRD) and passed before they can be qualified to be a Private Investigator / Private Detective / Private Eye. After passing the course approved by the Singapore Police Force (PLRD) and if they are employed by Commercial Investigations LLP, those Private Investigator / Private Detective / Private Eye will undergo intensive training. E.g. used of the latest equipment, how to gather evidence, how to conduct effective surveillance, how to disguise, how to conduct counter surveillance, how to gather intelligence and how to use suitable pretext. Those Private Investigator / Private Detective / Private Eye employed by Commercial Investigations LLP will be constantly upgrading their investigation skills.
Some of Commercial Investigations (CPIS) LLP’s, Private Investigator / Private Detective / Private Eye are trained in specified field of Investigation. E.g. Due diligence, intellectual property investigation, background investigation, business conflict investigation, financial investigation, employees investigation, conflict of interest investigation, market research investigations, theft investigation, corruption investigation, vandalism / mischief investigation and defamation investigation.
In Singapore today, all Private Investigation agencies need an operating licence approved by Singapore Police Force (PLRD) to operate a Private Investigation agency.
Accolades and Credentials
- Asia Top Investigators
- Top SME Achiever Award 2014, 2015
- CaseTrust Gold
- ISO 9001
- World Association of Detectives
- International Bodyguard Association
- Council of International Investigators
- National Association of Investigative Specialists – Certificate of Appreciation
- 2014 Successful Entrepreneur (Gold Category)
- World Association of Professional Investigators (UK)
- Singapore Excellence Award – Top 100
- International Trade Council
- Diploma in Criminal, Domestic, Insurance, Skip Trace Investigation
- Association of Certified Security Agencies
Asia’s Top Private Investigator – Commercial Investigations (CPIS) LLP
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