The International Malaysian Law Conference (“IMLC”) has come and gone. After four (4) days of intense and interesting discussions, debates and dialogues, we say goodbye to yet another successful Malaysian-Bar-curated-conference. Below is a summary web report of MahWengKwai & Associates (“MWKA”) at the IMLC 2018. Day 2 International Malaysia Law Conference Speakers: Assoc Prof Dr…

By Richard Wee, Lesley Lim, Bryan Boo & Vincent Lim In the previous article, we introduced edoping and looked at a few examples of it. For ease of reference, edoping can essentially be summed up as the manipulation of programs or softwares to give a player an advantage over the opponent. It is without doubt…

By Richard Wee, Lesley Lim, Bryan Boo and Vincent Lim With esports tournaments having massive prize pools, it is no wonder that some players employ unsavory means to have a share of that money. One such method is edoping. Generally, the mere mention of the word “doping” in sports will invoke memories of drug cheats…

By Richard Wee, Lesley Lim, Bryan Boo & Vincent Lim               15 Nov 2017 Photo Credit: “League of Legends North American LCS” by Gabriel.gagne is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 The evolution of esports from its inception to a world-wide phenomenon is truly fascinating. What began as just a few friends playing…

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 12:30pm – 2:30pm     Sports Contracts, Sports Events and Sports Intellectual Property (Download pdf brochure ) Overview The recent euphoria of the SEA Games 2017 have brought to the forefront several interesting issues in Sports. General discussions pertaining to image rights, contracts and events related to sports were raised prior and…

By Richard Wee, Lesley Lim, Justine Tong Photo Credit: “RAFL4114” by Choy950721 is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 Every two years, South East Asia hosts a regional sports carnival better known as the Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games). The Southeast Asian Games originated from the South East Asian Peninsula Games (SEAP Games). The SEAP Games was…

The Sports Law Conference 2016 was held recently at the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (“KLRCA”) on 8 December 2016. MahWengKwai & Associates (“MWKA”) is proud to be associated with this annual event, not only as one of the sponsors, but also having our Partner and Head of the Sports Law Practice Group, Mr…

by Richard Wee and Samuella Kong Sports has evolved from an extra co-curricular activity to a booming industry over the last 50 years. The sports industry generates large funding and financial turnovers which creates a financial market on its own. In the middle of this entire gigantic industry remains the soul of sports, which is…

by Richard Wee and Samuella Kong The Rio Olympics 2016 have come and gone. Once again, the spirit of human passion to achieve greatness and to accomplish what was once deemed to be impossible, has been illustrated repeatedly at the Rio Olympics. In the midst of all this competition, a constant reference to fair play…