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2019

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Title: One-day Seminar on Financial Crimes

Date/ Time: 25 September 2019 | 9am - 4.30pm

Venue: Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

This one-day course provides a detailed overview of various types of financial crimes that are currently prevalent in Malaysia. The course will:

  • discuss the elements of each of the financial crime offences
  • highlight the differences between the various offences and the key elements for enforcement agencies to focus on during the conduct of financial crimes investigations and lawyers who are involved in defending financial crimes cases.
  • identify and discuss the scope of investigative powers of the various enforcement agencies responsible in investigating the respective offences
  • discuss the ways in which businesses could potentially commit financial crimes through case studies. More...

Title: Two-day Intensive Course on Oil and Gas Law

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

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 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 current examples of oil and gas industry issues. More...

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: Masterclass in Anti-Money Laundering & Counter Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) 

Date/ Time: tbc

Venue: Faculty of Law, University of Malaya

Course Description:

The Masterclass in AML/CFT is designed for those looking to deepen their understanding of the complexities surrounding AML/CFT today. This  programme, jointly offered by University of Malaya Malaysian Centre of Regulatory Studies (UMCoRS), Faculty of Law and the Asian Banking School
(ABS) provides a detailed understanding of AML/CFT covering a wide range of in-depth topical knowledge and emerging issues facing by the reporting institutions. 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...