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COVID-19 : Don’t Forget About Your Privacy

By | 2020-03-28T08:19:17+00:00 March 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Introduction The world has been hit with the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) since the end of 2019, and many countries have come up with measures of containment to stop the virus from spreading. Malaysia has not been spared, with the recent announcement of an extension to the ongoing Movement Control Order for another

COVID-19: Key Employment Legal Issues for Malaysian Companies

By | 2020-03-28T08:21:38+00:00 March 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Introduction At the present time of writing, the World Health Organisation has confirmed some 114,000 infections of the Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19. COVID-19 has so far claimed in excess of 4,000 lives globally, and disease response and preparedness is becoming a factor that will influence major policy decisions and standard operating procedures for the

Landmark Decision: Affirming the Binding Nature of Shariah Rulings and Constitutionality

By | 2019-06-27T04:53:08+00:00 June 27th, 2019|Uncategorized|

On 10 April 2019, the Federal Court assembled its nine-member panel and came to a narrow 5-4 majority decision which held that the Civil Courts is bound by Bank Negara Malaysia’s Shariah Advisory Council’s (“SAC”) findings in relation to disputes and/or matters regarding Islamic finance and its businesses. ISSUE As illustrated in the case of

Intellectual Property Rights Arbitration

By | 2017-09-11T05:15:07+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Valid Concerns about Validity Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution that provides the parties with greater autonomy with regard to cost, time and confidentiality, but rarely is it associated with intellectual property rights (IPR) disputes. Perhaps now is the right time to reassess that old way of thinking? In 2016, the World Intellectual

Applicable Laws and Regulations for Rail Transportation in Malaysia.

By | 2019-06-27T04:42:41+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

1. Peninsular Malaysia Land Public Transport Act 2010 ("LPTA") is the current applicable law and regulations for rail transportation in Peninsular Malaysia with jurisdiction over Peninsular Malaysia and excluding Penang Hill railway and Sabah railway . The passing of the LPTA was aimed to improve the entire transportation sector by reforming all regulatory operations under

Scoring on a Levelised Playing Field

By | 2019-06-27T04:45:26+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Money to be had in the future is not worth as much as money held today. If the sale of electricity is on an average price throughout a twenty one-year tenure, vigilance in computing costs is essential to a power producer. A levelised cost of energy is the net present value of the total per