Friday, 2 December 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Living Trust vs Testamentary Trust: What’s the difference? About this talk A living trust, sometimes called an inter vivos trust, involves the execution of a revocable or irrevocable trust deed. A testamentary trust arises from the terms of a deceased’s will. Which is better to protect…

Wednesday, 30 November 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Company Directors and Fiduciary Duties About this talk Under common law and the Malaysian Companies Act 2016, directors owe the company a fiduciary duty in the exercise of their office. As directors are conferred with wide powers of management, directors are expected under law to (i)…

Wednesday, 16 November 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm  Malaysian Citizenship: How the Federal Court in CTEB and CCH has changed citizenship rights About this talk The Federal Court in 2021 decided two landmark cases concerning the right to citizenship under the Federal Constitution. The decision in CTEB seems to restrict the right to citizenship…

Thursday, 10 November 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Land Owners’ Rights against Trespass and Nuisance About this talk Any unlawful use of your land is trespass. This could be temporary, such as someone passing through; or permanent, such as buildings or dumping debri. Any unlawful interference with your use of your land is a…

Wednesday, 19 October 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Forced Resignation vs Constructive Dismissal About this talk Forced resignation and constructive dismissal are often confused. While both result in a loss of employment, it is important to correctly identify the claim before initiating or defending the claim at the Industrial Court. Join us for this…

Wednesday, 21 September 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Inheritance and Estate Administration Disputes About this talk Wills and estate planning are intended to allow the person to have a say on how his or her estate is handled and distributed. However, disputes often arise from poor planning, unenforceable wills or when administrators or executors…

Wednesday, 7 September 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Software Development: What to know about the New Standard Form Contract by AIAC About this talk The need to enter into software development contracts is becoming increasingly regular as businesses integrate digital technology to stay ahead. In response, the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) has recently…

Wednesday, 24 August 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Copyright Notifications and Infringements About this talk Are you an author, composer, content creator or business owner who has wondered how to better protect your copyright? Do you know how notifying the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) of your copyright adds value to your creation…

Wednesday, 28 September 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm What to know if you’re stopped for drink driving or other road traffic offences About this talk The police have recently ramped up operations to curb drink driving, reckless driving, the use of mobile phones while driving, speeding and failing to observe traffic lights. Do you…

Wednesday, 27 July 2022 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Strata Living Issues: Inter-floor leakages & Short Term Rentals About this talk Inter-floor leakages and short term rentals are common issues faced by owners and the property management in a strata development. What does the law have to say about these problems? What are your rights…

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,…

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