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2019

 

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Title: Banking Secrecy Under the Financial Services Act 2012

Date/ Time: 22 August 2019 | 9am - 5pm

Venue: Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

Course Description:

The law and practice on banking secrecy has been expanded with the introduction of the Financial Services Act 2012 (FSA). It is important to understand the important conditions which must first be fulfilled before there can be a breach under the FSA. It is also to be appreciated that there are important differences between a breach of banking secrecy and a breach of banking confidentiality under the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA). More...

 

Title: Communicate to Negotiate Workshop

Date/ Time: 31 July 2019 | 9am - 5pm

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: A Practical Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions

Date/ Time: 26 June 2019 | 9am - 5pm

Venue: Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

Course Description:

Mergers and acquisitions are a common corporate exercise involving both private companies and also public takeovers. The objective of such an exercise is usually related to corporate expansion and the achievement of synergies between businesses in order to improve efficiencies that can help to realize both economies of scale and scope. However, there has been a lack of clarity as to the timeline and legal process involved during the negotiation and execution stages of a merger and/or acquisition deal. More...

Title: Two-Days Course on Understanding Competition Law From a Substantive Perspective 

Date/ Time: 27-28 March 2019 | 9am - 5pm

Venue: Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

Course Description:

The aim of this course is to teach the relevant stakeholders in companies and businesses of the various types of competition law provisions in the 2010 Act and to discuss the substantive provisions and the legal tests through the case studies of the MyCC. This will assist them in having a holistic understanding as to how competition law applies in a business environment and allows stakeholders to identify the risks involved in their businesses. The course will also contain a comparative discussion with case studies from the European Union (EU) as the EU is a much more matured jurisdiction with established practices and the Malaysian Competition Act 2010 is also modeled after its EU counterpart. More...