Wednesday, 13 January, 2021 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Retention Sums in Construction Contracts: Rights and Remedies About this talk What can a contractor do if the employer refuses to release the retention sum? In construction contracts, a retention sum is intended to ensure due performance by the contractor. However, disputes are common and some…

Wednesday, 16 Dec, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Breach of Contract: The COVID-19 Aftermath About this talk Are your contracts in jeopardy due to the movement control orders? Most businesses have been adversely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic and the Government-imposed lockdowns. In an attempt to mitigate the fallout, the Government finally gazetted the…

Wednesday, 2 Dec, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Duties of Executors and Trustees: What You Need To Know About this talk Do you know how estates are supposed to be administered by executors/trustees? An executor/trustee has a duty to protect the rights and interests of the beneficiaries of an estate. A breach of duty…

Friday, 20 Nov, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm An Overview of Immigration Law in Malaysia About this talk Did you know that companies and employers can be held accountable for the illegal entry, overstaying, and falsifying documents by their foreign workers? Join us for this online talk, in which our speakers will explain the…

Wednesday, 4 November, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Adopting Children in Malaysia About this talk Did you know that there are two different ways to adopt a child in Malaysia? Court adoptions under the Adoption Act 1952 involve a formal court application and result in a court adoption order. However, this option is only…

Wednesday, 28 October, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Trademarks and Intellectual Property Protection About this talk Are you protecting your businesses’ intellectual property? Are you taking advantage of the law to protect your businesses’ intellectual property? Did you know that your trademark is a valuable intangible asset that should be protected to stay ahead…

Wednesday, 21 Oct, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Reporting Institutions and Reporting Obligations under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 (“AMLA 2001”)   About this talk Money laundering and terrorism financing risks are rapidly and constantly evolving. Many financial institutions, companies, partnerships, agencies, clubs and societies have been…

Wednesday, 7 Oct, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Managing Poor Performance About this talk Employee’s performance at the workplace is a rising concern amongst most employers, particularly since the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO). The law allows an employer to terminate an employee if the employee’s performance is found to be unsatisfactory….

Wednesday, 23 Sep, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Preparing for the unexpected in wasiat drafting   About this talk A Wasiat is the last testament of a Muslim. Do you know what needs to be included in a Wasiat? Risks and hurdles can be expected, but with practical tips in hand, much can be…

Wednesday, 9 Sep, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Partnership Dissolution and Distribution of Partnership Assets About this talk Many small-medium enterprises (SMEs) are founded and operated as partnerships. In order to avoid surprises and disputes, partners should understand how a partnership is dissolved and its assets distributed. Join us for this online talk in…