Thursday, 7 July 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm “Serious Professional Misconduct” in MMC Disciplinary Inquiries About this talk The Code of Professional Conduct of the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC) provides a detailed process for complaints against a registered medical practitioner. How does the complaint process work and what constitutes “serious professional misconduct”? Join us…

Thursday, 23 June 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Land Acquisition for Redevelopment Projects in Malaysia About this talk In light of the recent large scale redevelopment projects in Malaysia, the legality acquisition of existing buildings for redevelopment is called into scrutiny by the landowners and stakeholders involved. This talk will examine the land acquisition…

Wednesday, 8 June 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Company Constitutions: Are They Necessary? About this talk All companies are governed by the provisions of the Companies Act 2016. Previously, under the Companies Act 1965, it was mandatory for companies to have a Memorandum and Articles of Association (M&A). Now under the Companies Act 2016,…

Wednesday, 15 June 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Liquidated Damages for Late Delivery of Vacant Possession under the Housing Development Act   About this talk As a property developer, are you facing a flood of claims for liquidated damages from purchases for the late delivery of vacant possession? Does the period for vacant possession…

Wednesday, 25 May 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Differentiating Between Employees and Independent Contractors to Avoid Unfair Dismissal Claims About this talk Many businesses incorrectly assume that they can engage “independent contractors” instead of as “employees” to avoid certain employer responsibilities. However, claims for unfair dismissal by “independent contractors” can succeed if the Industrial…

Wednesday, 27 April 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Minority Shareholders’ Rights About this talk Do you know your rights as a minority shareholder? Are your controlling shareholders conducting the company’s affairs in an unfair or prejudicial manner? While company law allows shareholders to make decisions by majority, the Companies Act 2016 does afford minority…

Wednesday, 6 April 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Trademark Infringement and Passing Off About this talk What can you do if someone uses your trademark, logo or brand name without your consent? Or are you concerned that your business might have infringed someone’s registered or unregistered trademark? What are the possible defences to a…

Wednesday, 23 March 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm The Offence of Criminal Intimidation and Rights during Arrest, Remand and Bail About this talk What is criminal intimidation and when does it amount to an offence under the Penal Code? Do you know what rights an arrested person has during a police arrest and whether…

Wednesday, 23 February 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Setting Aside an Adjudication Decision – Can it be done? About this talk What can a claimant or respondent do upon receiving an unfavourable adjudication decision? While an adjudication decision cannot be appealed, an application can be made to the High Court to set it aside….

Wednesday, 9 February 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Property Transactions requiring State Consent About this talk Do you own or have you considered buying a property that has a “restriction in interest”? Perhaps you’ve heard that the transfer of such a property request an “application for consent” from the state authorities. Have you wondered…

Wednesday, 12 January 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Integrity in Sports: the Roles of Sports Associations and Athletes About this talk What can sports associations and athletes do to ensure fair play and uphold integrity in sports? Sports integrity is a multifaceted issue which requires a multi-stakeholder approach, cooperation and support to combat corruption,…

Wednesday, 15 December 2021 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Informed Consent and Claims for Unauthorised Medical Treatment About this talk What is informed consent? It is essential that medical practitioners obtain informed consent from patients prior to any treatment or procedure. Generally, patients can sue and claim damages when treatment is given without informed consent….

Wednesday, 1 December 2021 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Islamic Estate Planning vs. Civil Law Estate Planning About this talk Did you know that there are two different sets of laws governing inheritance in Malaysia? If you are a Muslim, your estate planning will be in accordance with the Syariah law; whereas if you are…

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