By Christine Toh The Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (“CIPAA”) came into operation on 15.4.2014. CIPAA was enacted to ease cash flow problems in the construction industry by facilitating regular and timely payment, by providing a mechanism for speedy payment dispute resolution through adjudication and by providing remedies for the recovery of payment…

Tuesday, 19 November, 2019 12:30pm – 2:30pm    Basics of Construction Contracts in Malaysia (Download pdf brochure ) Overview Dealing with construction contracts can be daunting for companies. It is essential for individuals and companies in the construction industry to be well versed in standard agreements, common contractual terms in the construction contracts and their implications. This…

Wednesday, 24 July, 2019 12:30pm – 2:30pm    Construction Claims for Work (Download pdf brochure ) Overview In recent years, we have seen a sharp increase in construction claims for work done, brought about perhaps by a slowing economy, enhanced efficiency in the dispute resolution process and parties’ increased awareness of their rights. This talk will cover…

By Raymond Mah, John Chan & Pramodhini Jayapragasam Are you within the time limit to claim for your property damage? If you are a property owner and you recently noticed latent defects/property damage such as cracks on your walls, floor or ceiling then this article may be relevant to you. On 3.4.2018, the Dewan Rakyat…

by Raymond Mah The real estate market and the construction industry are interrelated, with improvements and progress in one having a positive impact on the other. The introduction of the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (“CIPA Act” or “Act”) represents a significant development in the construction industry. It is hoped by the government…

  by Raymond Mah Other than providing a speedy dispute resolution mechanism, the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (“CIPAA 2012”) offers another feature – confidentiality. This makes adjudication attractive to parties who desire to resolve their construction disputes quickly and quietly. Section 20 of CIPAA 2012 expressly provides that construction adjudication proceedings shall be confidential, although with limitations and exceptions. There are similar provisions for confidentiality…

  by Raymond Mah LLB(Hons), BEcon, CLP Managing Partner & Head of Dispute Resolution MahWengKwai & Associates raymond.mah@pemasarandigitalhub.com Introduction On 15 April 2014, the Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (“CIPAA 2012” or “Act”) came into force, almost 2 years after it was gazetted by the Government in June 2012. It was hoped that…

The Construction Law International Conference (CLIC) 2014 was held from 18-20 September 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The CLIC was organised by the Society Of Construction Law. Please see below the list of sessions, speakers and presentations. SESSION 1 : NEW INNOVATIONS IN CONSTRUCTIONS: HOW FAR CAN THIS GO? Mr Phillip Greenham Mr Lionel Persey QC : FPSOs…

Introduction The Plaintiff is a civil and geotechnical consultant engineer and the Defendant was the developer of 4 blocks of apartments in Kuala Lumpur. At the conclusion of the piling works, the Plaintiff conducted tests to confirm the strength of the bored-piles. The Plaintiff found that most of the piles failed and refused to approve…

MahWengKwai & Associates congratulates our managing partner, Mr. Raymond Mah, who succesfully completed the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (“KLRCA”) Adjudication Training Programme in 2012 and has been qualified by the KLRCA as an adjudicator. Launch of the Malaysian Society of Adjudicators The Malaysian Society of Adjudicators was launched in conjunction with a dinner…

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