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Title: Doing Business with The United States: A Guide to U.S. Law for Businesses - NOTICE OF POSTPONEMENT

         

Date/ Time: 03 - 06 August 2021 | 9 am - 11 am | via ZOOM Platform

Our sincere apologies! 

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Seminar on Doing Business in the US scheduled from August 3-6, 2021 will be postponed to later dates. 

We apologize for any inconveniences caused. 

Title: TWO-DAY COURSE ON PRINCIPLES, THEORIES AND SPECIAL AREAS OF INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION

         

Date/ Time: 17 - 18 August 2021 | 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

via ZOOM Platform

Course Description:

The 2-day course provides an introduction to the field of international commercial arbitration, which has become the almost default means of settling international disputes. Arbitration is in many respects a private form of dispute resolution that operates outside the bounds of any national legal system. Yet this does not mean that arbitration exists in a ‘parallel universe’ that is entirely separate from the familiar world of national legal systems. It is still regulated and it interacts between national legal rules and institutions and globalized law. 

Over the two days, the topics discussed will be the main principles and theories governing international commercial arbitration. Candidates will be given the opportunity to review arbitration cases under the main international arbitration rules like the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Rules and the London Maritime Arbitrators Association (LMAA) Terms , Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Rules. Some insight to specialized arbitrations like Investment Arbitration, Maritime Arbitration and Sports Arbitration will also be touched upon.

For further information, please click HERE OR please confirm your participation by registering at https://forms.gle/EqNQP5GFpyjx6kro9

Title: Doing Business with The United States: A Guide to U.S. Law for Businesses

         

Date/ Time: 03 - 06 August 2021 | 9 am - 11 am

via ZOOM Platform

Course Description:

The election of Joe Biden as the U.S. President last year has generally revived hopes regarding the rule of law in the United States among foreign investors. The Biden approach to collaboration and compromise with foreign governments is also likely to boost investor confidence in the United States. Whether this development would encourage Malaysian companies to make FDI in the United States is unclear. What is clear, however, is that any company with global ambitions must be present in the world’s premier market economy to tap into her large consumer base.

This seminar is aimed at introducing in-house lawyers and executives of Malaysian companies to the U.S. legal system. In particular, the seminar is designed to help the attendees to:

  •  gain knowledge of select 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 the expansion to the United States, including U.S. economic sanctions and trade policy

For further information, please click here OR please confirm your participation by registering at https://bit.ly/DbUs21

Title: [FREE WEBINAR] Doing Business with The United States: A Panel Discussion on U.S. Import Bans on Malaysian Palm Oil and Rubber Gloves

         

Date/ Time: 30 April 2021 | 9 am - 11 am 

Free Webinar via ZOOM Platform

Course Description:

The United States is an important market for Malaysian products. For Malaysian companies with global ambitions, the U.S. is crucial as it is the world’s premier market economy with a large consumer base. The extent of Covid-19’s impact on Malaysian exports to the U.S. is unknown. What is clear, however, is that the recent U.S. import bans on certain Malaysian products are harming Malaysia’s reputation and economy. Using import bans against two major Malaysian palm oil companies as the focus, the panelists will bring various perspectives -- political, legal and business -- to this development. The panel discussion is designed to:-

  • Encourage participants to share ideas about the responses to the import bans and the management of such a crisis
  • Deepen the participants’ appreciation of political aspects of U.S. economic and trade sanctions
  • Provide a forum to discuss the role of civil society and its ideals, focusing on the activities of western-based NGOs in their efforts to eliminate forced labor practices

For further information, please click here OR please confirm your participation by registering at https://forms.gle/rGPvWu7iJsDFYUwB9    

Title:  Covid-19 Legal Series: Employment Law  

Date/ Time: 7-8 June 2021 | 9 am - 2 pm 

Webinar via ZOOM Platform

Course Description:

The COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected many businesses and companies with hardships causing more legal disputes to arise between parties with respect to a range of contracts. This includes some controversial issues relating to employment laws. This legal series is aimed to help achieve as much clarity as possible with respect to the various issues encountered in commercial contracts and to help stakeholders understand the full implications of certain types of clauses in their contractual relationships. To ensure a more interactive discussion, the series will also explore some drafting tips and incorporate a Q&A session for participants to ask questions.

For further information, please click here OR please confirm your participation by registering at https://forms.gle/8dx8xysZKBVKGBeL9