Liquidated Damages for Late Delivery of Vacant Possession under the Housing Development Act

This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 15 June 2022 by Ms Hannah Patrick and Mr Ryan Cheong and moderated by Ms Daphne Rethual. Please visit https://mahwengkwai.com/talks-signup/ to register for upcoming talks. Overview: As a property developer, are you facing a flood of claims for liquidated damages from purchases for the late delivery of vacant…

Differentiating Between Employees and Independent Contractors to Avoid Unfair Dismissal Claims

This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 25 May 2022 by Mr John Chan and moderated by Ms Rachel Ng. Please visit https://mahwengkwai.com/talks-signup/ to register for upcoming talks. Overview: 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…

Minority Shareholders’ Rights

This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 27 April 2022 by Mr Gan Chong Chieh and Mr Sebastian Liew and moderated by Mr Clement Phang. Please visit https://mahwengkwai.com/talks-signup/ to register for upcoming talks. Overview: Do you know your rights as a minority shareholder? Are your controlling shareholders conducting the company’s affairs in an unfair or…

Trademark Infringement and Passing Off

This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 6 April 2022 by Ms Lesley Lim and Ms Hannah Patrick and moderated by Ms Carolyn Ng. Please visit https://mahwengkwai.com/talks-signup/ to register for upcoming talks. Overview: What can you do if someone uses your trademark, logo or brand name without your consent? Or are you concerned that your…

The Offence of Criminal Intimidation and Rights during Arrest, Remand and Bail

This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 23 March 2022 by Ms Vivien Fan and moderated by Ms Hannah Patrick. Please visit https://mahwengkwai.com/talks-signup/ to register for upcoming talks. Overview: 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…

Setting Aside an Adjudication Decision – Can it be done?

This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 23 February 2022 by Ms Hannah Patrick and Ms Denise Phang and moderated by Mr Wong Chee En. Please visit https://mahwengkwai.com/talks-signup/ to register for upcoming talks. Overview: What can a claimant or respondent do upon receiving an unfavourable adjudication decision? While an adjudication decision cannot be appealed, an…

Property Transactions requiring State Consent

This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 9th February 2022 by Ms Sarah Kambali and moderated by Ms Diana Cheak. Please visit https://mahwengkwai.com/talks-signup/ to register for upcoming talks. Overview: 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…

Integrity in Sports: the Roles of Sports Associations and Athletes

This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 12th January 2022 by Ms Lesley Lim and moderated by Mr Naveen Joshua Solomon. Please visit https://mahwengkwai.com/talks-signup/ to register for upcoming talks. Overview: 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…

Informed Consent and Claims for Unauthorised Medical Treatment

This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 15th December 2021 by Ms Karmen Fung, Ms Ashvinderjeet Kaur and moderated by Mr Naveen Joshua Solomon. Please visit https://mahwengkwai.com/talks-signup/ to register for upcoming talks. Overview: What is informed consent? It is essential that medical practitioners obtain informed consent from patients prior to any treatment or procedure. Generally,…

Islamic Estate Planning vs. Civil Law Estate Planning

This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 1st December 2021 by Mr Gan Chong Chieh, Ms Sarah Kambali and moderated by Ms Karmen Fung and Ms Anis Mohd Sohaimi. Please visit https://mahwengkwai.com/talks-signup/ to register for upcoming talks. Overview: Did you know that there are two different sets of laws governing inheritance in Malaysia? If you…

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