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2013

 

 

 

Title: Personal Data Protection

Date: 19-20 November 2013

Venue: The Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

 

Data protection touches every organization. All staff who deal with personal data – from databases to personnel records – need to be aware of the requirements of the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) 2010 which is to be enforced soon. Compliance with the PDPA is an essential requirement for all organizations. Existing organizations under the Act are expected to be in compliance within three months from the enforcement date. More..

 

 

Title: Workshop in Reconciling Leadership and Governance

Date: 7 November 2013

Venue: The Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

 

This unique, interactive one-day programme examines the critical interaction of leadership and governance on the ability of companies to
create value by:

  • Exploring the eleven tests of good and effective leadership
  • Emphasizing the importance of values and character in setting strategy and determining risk
  • Analysing how effective leaders go from success to failure, destroying the companies they built, using recent banking case studies
  • Discussing the role of investors and boards in setting inappropriate KPIs
  • Exploring the role of ethics in the role compliance and in the internal contradictions that undermine the effectiveness of codes of conduct and compliance systems in practice. More..

 

 

Title: Economic Regulation and Reform of Electricity Industry

Date: 28-29 October 2013

Venue: Istana Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

 

This workshop is designed to introduce participants to electricity economic issues in a practical context of electricity market reform, international best practice principles to guide the reform process and polices of economic regulation when regulating and reforming the electricity sector. The focus is to provide participants to develop a sound understanding of how the regulatory processes are structured to achieve the goals of supply electricity in an economic and reliable manner. 


 
On completion of this program participants will have:

  • an introductory session on basic economic concepts applied to electricity industry regulation,

  • an appreciation of the best practice principles and policies of economic regulation,

  • how reform of the electricity industry is pursued in different jurisdictions,

  • the knowledge to develop strategies to better address and communicate key regulatory issues to regulators, policy makers and other stakeholders. More..

 

 

Title: Competition Law in Practice

Date: 9 October 2013

Venue: The Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

 

FOCUS OF THE PROGRAMME

  • What the Competition Act 2010 permits and prohibits

  • The implications of the law on your business operations and dealings with other businesses or competitors

  • Your rights and duties under the Competition Act 2010

  • Financial consequences of an infringement

  • Management adjustments that your business may make to comply with the law

  • Investigation and enforcement under the Competition Act 2010

  • Powers of the Commission. More..

 

 

Title: Intellectual Property Law -  What You Need to Know!

Date: 9 October 2013

Venue:  The Royale Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

 

Just like Real Property, the value of Intellectual Property (“IP”) can increase or decrease depending on how it is protected, managed and exploited.


  
This informative workshop is aimed at:

  • Increasing awareness of core and emerging Intellectual Property rights
  • Providing an overview of the various legislations and regulations relating to IP
  • Updating participants on recent case law and amendments to IP law
  • Educating rights holders on how to identify and secure their Intellectual
    Assets. More..

 

 

Title: Time Series Econometrics for the Practitioner (E-Views)

Date: 20-21 September 2013

Venue: Wisma R&D, University of Malaya

 

 

Title: Panel Data Analysis (E-Views)

Date: 27-28 September 2013

Venue:  Wisma R&D, University of Malaya

 

 

Title: Study Tour: Ministry of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic to Malaysia

Date: 21-28 July 2013

 

 

Title: Market Power and Institutions: The State of Competitiveness in Malaysia’s Services Sector

Date: 25 June 2013

Venue: Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya

 

Competition policy is typically targeted at establishing and monitoring anti-monopoly instruments in several countries to ensure that undesirable business practices arising from market power do not undermine competitiveness of economic activities so as to reduce deadweight losses in consumer and producer benefits. Recognizing its role in influencing economic competitiveness, stimulate good business practices and to protect consumer welfare, the Malaysian government enacted the Competition Act in 2010. More..

 

 

Title: CFOs and Finance Leaders Conference 2013

Date: 17-18 May 2013

Venue:  Renaissance Hotel, Kuala Lumpur / Palm Garden Golf Club, Putrajaya

 

The future of the finance leaders has never been so full of possibility.

In many forward-looking organisations, finance is evolving from a focus on the transactional and cost efficiency areas through an analytical and decision support stage to a real strategic focus where it can make real impact. More..
 

 

 

Title: UMCoRS Symposium 2013: Meeting The Challenges of Global Competition

Date: 23-24 April 2013

Venue:  The Royal Chulan Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

 

The Competition Act 2010 (CA 2010) was enacted by the Parliament of Malaysia in May 2010 and came into effect on 1 January 2012. The Act seeks to ensure that businesses compete freely and fairly to the benefit of consumers by keeping anti-competitive conduct of monopolies and enterprises in check. With competition in the marketplace, the Malaysian economy is expected to become more competitive, innovative and efficient on a local and global scale. More..

 

 

Title: The Role of Corporate Governance I Creating Effective Boards

Date: 11 April 2013

Venue:  Lanai Kijang, Bank Negara Malaysia

 

The Global Financial Crisis was the result of failures of corporate governance on a scale that was hard to imagine. It reminds us that we cannot take good governance for granted and that to have good governance we need good regulation, professional boards, educated investors with realistic expectations of company performance and ethical intermediaries. More..

 

 

Title: Personal Data Protection

Date: 2-3 April 2013

Venue:  Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

 

This invaluable and practical training session, conducted by an internationally-acclaimed data protection expert and the drafter of the PDPA, Professor Abu Bakar Munir, examines how data protection law applies to your organizations, what can and cannot be done with staff and customers information and the rights and obligations of data users and data subjects. More..

 

 

Title: The Singapore Personal Data Protection Act: An Assessment

Date: 27 February 2013

Venue: Lee Sheridan Conference Room, Eu Tong Sen Building, NUS (BTC)

 

Singapore has joined the ‘club’ of countries that have comprehensive data protection legal regime. Its Parliament passed the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) on 15 October 2012. Two main factors that motivated the Government to initiate the Act are: the consumer/public as well as economic interests in order to protect personal data and to enhance the country’s position as a business hub. More..

 

 

Title: Competition Policy, Market Power and Trade Performance: The State of Competitiveness in Malaysia’s Manufacturing Industries

Date: 27 February 2013

Venue:  Faculty of Economics and Administration, University of Malaya

 

Competition policy, hinged on competition and anti-monopoly legal instruments, have acted as key regulatory measures in several developed countries to ensure that undesirable business practices arising from market power do not undermine competitiveness of particular industries and eventually result in deadweight losses in consumer benefits. More..

 

 

Title: Personal Data Protection

Date: 19-20 February 2013

Venue:   Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur

 

This invaluable and practical training session, conducted by an internationally-acclaimed data protection expert and the drafter of the PDPA, Professor Abu Bakar Munir, examines how data protection law applies to your organizations, what can and cannot be done with staff and customers information and the rights and obligations of data users and data subjects. More..

 

 

Title: Personal Data Protection Act 2010: How Far Am I From Compliance?

Date: 22 January 2013

Venue: Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

 

Privacy does matter. Personal data does need to be protected. This is, precisely, what the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA) seeks to do. Protecting personal data is a corporate responsibility. If the information is valuable enough to be collected, then it is valuable enough to be carefully managed and protected, just as much as any other corporate assets. More..