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2018

 

 

 

Title: Essential Communication and Negotiation Skills for Conflict Resolution

Date: 22 November 2018

Venue:  Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

 

Course Description:

This one-day course highlights the cumulative effect of combining effective communication and negotiation skills. This course also examines and evaluates the different types of negotiation available. The ability to communicate effectively requires the subtle mix of skills which include the ability to listen and to ask the right questions at the right time. The practical roleplay will be used during the course to help participants understand the skills and techniques involved to improve their performance. More...

 

 

Title: Workshop on Corruption and Control 

Date: 08 November 2018

Venue:  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

Course Description:

Each year corruption is estimated to cost about USD $2.5 trillion, about 5% of global GDP, and adds about 10% to the cost of global business. About one trillion dollars is paid annually in bribes and political leaders loot about $40 billion a year in their own countries. Among other things, corruption hampers economic growth and performance; discourages investment; distorts natural resource development; reduces tax revenue; distorts human services and infrastructure services. It weakens judicial integrity and the rule of law and overall diminishes quality of life for all but a very small few. More...

 

 

Title: Shipping Contracts

Date: 29 August 2018

Venue:  Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

 

Course Description:

The maritime industry is a key driver to international trade and commerce as ships are the primary means of transporting goods and commodities across continents. Shipping contracts are the specialized agreements used by shipowners and operators in chartering vessels and in the carriage of goods by sea. Various rights and obligations arise from the nature of charter parties and bills of lading as between the parties and several others are imposed by the standard terms that are commonly used in the industry. In the commercial world, the legal principles that underpin shipping contracts can be useful in handling claims in maritime and admiralty, transport and logistics, insurance, torts and conflicts resolution More...

 

 

Title: Foreign Direct Investment: Political Risk and International Investment Law

Date: 19 July 2018

Venue:  Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

 

Course Description:

In today’s economy, companies of all sizes are establishing foreign operations to grow and remain competitive. The trend is likely to continue. In as much as foreign expansion offers greater opportunities, it is also a strategy replete with political risk – risk of an adverse political act that can unravel years of business planning if not devastating economic losses. How concerned are companies of political risk when choosing the locations of their investments? What are indicators of political risk and what role does international investment law have in mitigating this risk? More...

 

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Title: Doing Business in the U.S.: A Guide to U.S. Law for Businesses

Date: 18 July 2018

Venue:  Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

 

Course Description:

The seminar is aimed at introducing companies to the U.S. legal system, so that they can appreciate how laws and regulations work for businesses. In particular, the seminar is designed to help attendees to:

 

  • gain knowledge of basic kinds of U.S. laws and regulations that affect operations of business in the United States
  • appreciate business and political issues and how they interact with law
  • identify major obstacles to expansion to the United States. More...

 

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Title: Women Entrepreneurs in International Business: Creating Global Opportunities

Date: 11 July 2018

Venue:  Pullman Hotel Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur

 

We are delighted to share a good news for those who are interested to join us in the Symposium! We are extending the early bird registration. Register by 29 June 2018 to enjoy 10% early bird discount. 
 
In addition, participants who register in group of three and above can get another 10% discount. However, the registration must be in the same registration form and the participants has to be from the same organisation.
 

Course Description:

Today, women entrepreneurs have succeeded in virtually all economic fields – entertainment, retail, education, manufacturing to name but a few. The success of many has reached a global scale – their brands and products can be found anywhere in the world. Unfortunately for many, growing a global business remains a challenge. This symposium brings together those interested in discussing challenges unique to women entrepreneurs as they seek to expand globally. More...

 

 

Title: Tailoring Malaysian Blockchain Regulations for the New Digital Economy

Date: 5 July 2018

Venue:  Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel

 

Course Description:

The highlight of the event is the launch of a research report that provides input and recommendations that are geared towards the establishment of a compliant blockchain ecosystem in Malaysia. The research report is prepared with the objective of encouraging economic development in Malaysia without stifling innovation or compromising consumer protection by providing support to startups, small-medium enterprises and large corporations in their endeavors to adopt blockchain technology. More...

 

 

Title: Two Days Intensive Course on Oil and Gas Law

Date: 25-26 April 2018

Venue:  Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

 

Course Description:

Briefly, the two-day course will look at the fundamentals of oil and gas law, key issues in international oil and gas projects and the role of host governments. In so doing, the participants will be introduced to the basic principles of oil and gas law; provided with a framework for understanding/interpreting oil and gas leases and familiarized with currents examples of oil and gas industry issues. Questions and actual case workshop sessions will be held over the two days and participants are encouraged to engage actively in all sessions. More...

 

 

Title: Intellectual Property: A Socioeconomic Perspective

Date: 18 April 2018

Venue: Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

 

Course Description

Topics to be covered on Intellectual Property and Competition. The classical nature of Intellectual Property laws comprise the "necessary evil" of granting a monopoly in order to incentivize creation. We examine this perceived inherent tension between Intellectual Property and Competition, and question if the balance has gone too far in favour of rights-holders. More...