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新冠肺炎与限行令: 建筑项目延迟

The COVID-19 outbreak worldwide has been a bane to the construction industry in Malaysia. Firstly, the Movement Control Order (“MCO”) imposed by the Malaysian Government has instantly halted ongoing construction works nationwide. The MCO was first announced on 16 March 2020 and it was to take effect from 18 March 2020 to 31 March 2020. […]

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知识产权和马来西亚限行令 – 如何影响正在等待申请/注册的商标,专利和工业品外观设计。

Pursuant to the implementation of a Movement Control Order (“MCO”) by the Malaysian Government for the period from 18th March 2020 until 14th April 2020 (“the said Period”), all government and private offices and businesses, save for essential services, are required to close their office premises. Filing of applications and documents It would not be […]

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马来西亚的限行令和法庭停止运作

Pursuant to the implementation of a Movement Control Order (“MCO”) by the Malaysian Government for the period from 18th March 2020 until 14th April 2020 (“the said Period”), all government and private offices and businesses, save for essential services, are required to close during the said Period. What if you have a pending action before […]

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建筑领域:限行令是否影响所有建筑工程

Following our brief write-up on “Construction Industry: Moving Forward With The Movement Control Order”, the Government of Malaysia has since extended the effective period of the Movement Control Order (“MCO”) until 14th April 2020 (“Extended Period”) amid the rise in the number of cases.   Although the construction field does not fall within the definition […]

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建筑领域:限行令的应对与前进

With the rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia, the Government of Malaysia has invoked the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act 1988 and the Police Act 1967 in establishing the Movement Control Order on 16th March 2020 (“MCO”). The MCO is a partial “lockdown” of the country that takes effect from […]

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法庭允许修改诉状的决定-可上诉吗?

The issue of whether there can be any appeal against the Court’s decision in respect of an application to amend pleadings has been the subject of much litigation in the Court of Appeal and Federal Court. On 31.1.2020, the Federal Court in Asia Pacific Higher Learning Sdn Bhd v Majlis Perubatan Malaysia & Anor [2020] […]

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Securities Commission Malaysia’s Guidelines on Digital Assets

On 15 January 2020, the Securities Commission Malaysia (“SC”) released the much anticipated Guidelines on Digital Assets (“Guidelines”) that prescribe a regulatory framework governing the offering of digital tokens in Malaysia. The issuance of the Guidelines is a welcome move by the SC and is receiving overwhelming industry support as it offers an alternative channel […]

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How “Adequate” Are Your Adequate Procedures?

When the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (Amendment) Act 2018 was passed by Parliament in April 2018, all eyes were on the most notable amendment made which introduced the corporate liability provision in Malaysia. The new section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act (“the MACC Act”) allows for a company to be prosecuted for corrupt conduct […]

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Regional Arbitral Institutes Forum (RAIF) Conference 2019, Brunei

Our partner, Victoria Loi was a panellist at the Regional Arbitral Institutes Forum (RAIF) Conference that was held in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei on December 6, 2019 where she spoke during the session on the Singapore Convention and the interplay between arbitration and mediation. The conference was hosted by RAIF member, Arbitration Association Brunei Darussalam […]

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