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KL Bar – Lincoln’s Inn Alumni Moot Court Competition 2019

The Firm is delighted to be the Gold Sponsors of the KL Bar – Lincoln’s Inn Alumni Moot Court Competition 2019 which was held on 28-29 September 2019. Our Partners, Poh Choo Hoe, Samuel Tan and Dr. Syed Adam also acted as guest judges for the competition and handed the Best Written Submissions award to […]


INTI Law Awareness Week

Victoria Loi, a dispute resolution partner in our Building, Construction & Engineering Department was amongst several speakers invited to speak at the recent INTI Law Awareness Week 2019 at INTI International University, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. Victoria spoke on the challenges and expectations of Building & Construction Legal Practice.


Bursa Malaysia Berhad Public Consultation Papers: (A) Proposed Amendments To The Main And Ace Market Listing Requirements In The Areas Of Anti-Corruption And Whistle-Blowing Measures; And (B) Driving Digitalisation In Corporate Exercises

Bursa Malaysia Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia” or the “Exchange”) has, on 26 September 2019, issued a consultation paper seeking public feedback on the proposed amendments to the Main and ACE Market Listing Requirements (collectively “Listing Requirements”) in light of the government’s call under the National Anti-Corruption Plan (2019-2023). In that connection, Bursa Malaysia seeks the views […]


Test For “Ability To Pay Debts” In Bankruptcy

On 26.8.2019, the Federal Court heard, and allowed, the appeal of Affin Bank Berhad regarding when a bankruptcy order may be annulled. The issue of the ability of a debtor to pay his debts was considered as it was contended by the debtor that his ability to pay his debts had arisen subsequent to the […]


‘Driving Forces Behind Belt & Road Initiative’ seminar at AIAC on 13 August 2019

At the recent ‘Driving Forces Behind Belt & Road Initiative’ seminar jointly hosted by the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), China International Economic And Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and Malaysia China Legal Cooperation Society (MCLCS), Mr Lam Ko Luen, our Head of International & Domestic Arbitration department, was invited to speak in a panel discussion titled […]


Cipaa Applies To Interim & Final Payment Disputes

On 1 August 2019, the Federal Court in Martego Sdn Bhd v Arkitek Meor & Chew Sdn Bhd, (Civil Appeal Nos. 02(f)-2-01/2018(W) and 02(f)-3-01/2018(W)) has confirmed inter alia that the Construction Industry Payment & Adjudication Act 2012 (“CIPAA”) applies to interim and final payment disputes, thereby affirming the majority decision of the Court of Appeal […]


UDI Annual Durian Feast 2019

Wendy Lee and Henry Phoon attended United Detergent Industries Sdn Bhd’s (“UDI”) Annual Durian Feast 2019 in Alor Gajah, Melaka on 26th July 2019. UDI is a large and reputable manufacturer and distributor of detergents and household cleaning products under brands such as KUAT HARIMAU, WIN FABRICARE and AVA.    


IPBA 2019 Singapore

Our Managing Partner, Michael Soo recently presented a paper at the 29th Inter-Pacific Bar Association  (IPBA) Annual Meeting and Conference titled “Border Control: A Useful Programme to Prevent and Stop Counterfeiting” at the Intellectual Property session. The theme of the conference, which was held in Singapore is “Technology, Business and Law – Global Perspectives”, which […]

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