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Financial Services Act 2013 & Islamic Financial Services Act 2013

We have seen so much change in the global economy over the past decade, especially in the post 9/11 era, where efforts to combat money laundering and terrorism financing have intensified in response to new political realities, increasingly sophisticated money laundering techniques and fraudulent activities surrounding the banking sector. Bankers and financial professionals should take a responsible approach in […]

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How To Report Sexual Harassment: Breaking The Wall Of Silence

The presentation was premised on understanding the “Code of Practice on the Prevention and Eradication of Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” and the recourse available to victims of sexual harassment. The Code has been in existence for about 15 years (1999) and only in 2012, the Employment Act 1955 was amended to incorporate elements of […]

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Arbitration Of Intellectual Property Disputes

Globally, IP disputes are on the rise. In China alone, the number of civil IP cases accepted by the local Courts in 2011 was more than 59,000 up by approximately 40% as compared to 2010. IP disputes can be resolved through litigation or alternative dispute resolution (ADR) avenues such as arbitration and mediation. Companies are actively seeking expeditious, cost-effective […]

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