malaysia - Arbitration & ADR

Parties in Suit on Botched Circumcision advised to resolve Case out of Court

KUALA LUMPUR, March 13 (Bernama) - The High Court here today advised parties in a law suit filed by 19-year-old over a circumcision that went awry when he was 10 years old to resolve the matter out of court.
Date: 13 March 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Tune Talk Sdn Bhd v Padda Gurtaj Singh

Date: 18 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 477; Source: Federal Court Registry

Taki Engineering Sdn Bhd v Ipoh Tower Sdn Bhd

Date: 29 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 476; Source: Federal Court Registry

Committal Proceedings: Judge advices NFCorp, Rafizi to resolve Dispute Amicably

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 (Bernama) - The High Court today advised National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd (NFCorp), its executive chairman and Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Mohd Rafizi Ramli to settle the committal proceedings (contempt of court) filed by NFCorp, amicably.
Date: 25 January 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Transport Ministry ready to mediate in MAHB-AirAsia Dispute

SEPANG, Dec 13 (Bernama) - The Transport Ministry is prepared to mediate in the passenger service charge (PSC) dispute between Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) and the AirAsia group to de-escalate tensions, said its minister Anthony Loke.
Date: 13 December 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Court records Consent Judgment in Neelofa's Suit against Oh My Media

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 23 (Bernama) - The High Court here today recorded the consent judgment in a suit filed by popular TV host and actress Neelofa against the operator of news portal Oh My Media (OMM) after both parties agreed to settle the matter amicably through the mediation process.
Date: 23 November 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

Tan Sri Dato’ Seri Vincent Tan Chee Yioun and Another v Jan De Nul (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and Another, and Another Appeal

Arbitration - Application of the Arbitration Act 2005 - Whether section 42 of the Arbitration Act 2005 automatically applies to an arbitration governed by the laws of Malaysia notwithstanding that one or more parties to the arbitration may be foreign

Date: 31 October 2018; Court: Federal Court; Citation: [2018] MYFC 27; Source: Federal Court Registry

Malaysia to file legal challenge in London High Court to set aside Consent Award

KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 30 (Bernama) - The Government of Malaysia will be filing an application at the High Court in London to set aside a Consent Award by an Arbitration Tribunal which obliged the government to pay US$5.78 billion to International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC). Attorney-General Tommy Thomas in a statement today said the legal ...
Date: 30 October 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

La Kaffa International Co Ltd v Loob Holding Sdn Bhd and Another Appeal

Date: 27 June 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 199; Source: Federal Court Registry

Court proposes Mediation in Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah Suit

KUALA LUMPUR, July 30 (Bernama) - The High Court today has proposed that family members of 10 victims of the Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah centre fire and three former students who filed suit against the tahfiz owner and four others, to settle the case via mediation.
Date: 30 July 2018; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama

First ever AALCO Annual Arbitration Forum held

The Asian International Arbitration Centre have hosted the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO)’s Annual Arbitration Forum themed Connecting Asia and Africa, Connecting Investment and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR): Opportunities and Challenges in Bangunan Sulaiman on Saturday.
Date: 21 July 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Arbitration Forum to provide Practical Guide for Investors venturing into Asia-Africa

KUALA LUMPUR, July 21 (Bernama) - The Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation's (AALCO) two-day Annual Arbitration Forum here from today, will provide a practical guide for investors venturing into different regions across both continents.
Date: 21 July 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Bernama

Jacob and Toralf Consulting Sdn Bhd and 3 Others v Siemens Industry Software GmbH & Co KG

Arbitration – Arbitration award – Registration of arbitration award – Section 38 of the Arbitration Act 2005 and Order 69 Rules of Court 2012

Arbitration – Arbitration award – Meaning of “award” within the Arbitration Act 2005 – Whether an “award” means any part of the award as ...

Date: 07 June 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 201; Source: Federal Court Registry

Leap Modulation Sdn Bhd v PCP Construction Sdn Bhd and Another Appeal

Alternative Dispute Resolution – Adjudication – Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012

Alternative Dispute Resolution – Adjudication – Whether an adjudicator excluded from considering defences not raised in the Payment Response but raised in the Adjudication Response under section 10 of the Constr ...

Date: 03 July 2018; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: [2018] MYCA 203; Source: Federal Court Registry

Certificate Course as an Introduction to Maritime Law

The Asian International Arbitration Centre (along with the International Malaysian Society of International Law) is organizing a 'Certificate Course as an Introduction to Maritime Law' from 24/07/2018 through 26/07/2018 at Seminar Room 1, AIAC Bangunan Sulaiman.
Date: 10 July 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Asian International Arbitration Centre

AIAC Signs Collaboration Agreement with the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center

The Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) and the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center (PDRCI) have signed a Collaboration Agreement.
Date: 10 July 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Asian International Arbitration Centre

AIAC launches New Standard Form of Design and Build Contracts

Kuala Lumpur, 3 July 2018 (Asean LIP Report): The Asian International Arbitration Centre (the “AIAC”) has introduced its Standard Form of Sub-Contract for Design and Build Contracts (the “Design & Build SFC”), released in furtherance of a suite of Standard Form of Contracts (the “SFC”) in August 2017.
Date: 03 July 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Asian International Arbitration Centre

AIAC Conference on Design & Build Launch 2018

AIAC Conference on Design & Build Launch 2018
The Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) will be launching the Standard Form of Design and Build Contracts, the latest addition to its suite of Standard Form Contracts (SFC), on 3 July 2018 at 3.30pm at Bangunan Sulaiman, AIAC, Kuala Lumpur.
Date: 23 June 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Asian International Arbitration Centre

AALCO Annual Arbitration Forum

AALCO Annual Arbitration Forum
Kuala Lumpur, June 18 - The 2018 Annual Arbitration Forum of the Asian-African Legal Consultative Organisation (AALCO) will be held from the 21st to 22nd of July 2018 at Bangunan Sulaiman, Asian International Arbitration Centre, Kuala Lumpur. The Forum coincides with the 40th anniversary of the Asian International Arbitration Centre’s (AIAC) ...
Date: 18 June 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Asian International Arbitration Centre

Zero GST for Proceedings administered by AIAC

Kuala Lumpur, 1 June 2018: All tax invoices issued by the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC) for its administrative fees will reflect the revised 0% GST rate with effect from 1 June 2018. This follows the coming into effect of the Good & Services Tax 2018 (Rate of Tax) (Amendment) Order 2018, which adjusts GST rate in Malaysia from 6 ...
Date: 01 June 2018; Type: Industry Updates; Source: Asean LIP Reporter

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New Regulation to be a Boon for Labuan Economy

LABUAN, Mar 25 (Bernama) - Labuan Business Activity Tax (Requirements for Labuan Business Activity) Regulations 2018, which requires a Labuan entity to have adequate full-time employees on the island as well as adequate amount of operating expenditure, will be a boon for the Labuan economy.

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Chief Justice wants Bar cooperation to address Negative Perception of Judiciary

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 22 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum has called on the Malaysian Bar to work with the judiciary to shed the negative perception of the public towards the judicial system.

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Pharmacists urge Government to review Poisons Act 1952

PETALING JAYA, Mar 24 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Community Pharmacy Guild (MCPG) is calling on the government to review the Poisons Act 1952 to ensure the pharmaceutical industry is in sync with innovations in technology.

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MCMC advises Facebook, Instagram Users to change Passwords

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 24 (Bernama) - The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has advised Facebook and Instagram users to change their passwords if they have been informed that their passwords are in the format which can be read by Facebook employees.

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Malanjum keeping Mum about his Successor

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 20 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum, who is due for compulsory retirement in April only smiled broadly and chose to remain secretive when asked about his successor.

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MP Noh Omar expelled from Dewan Rakyat for Three Days

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 19 (Bernama) - Tanjung Karang MP Tan Sri Noh Omar has been expelled from the Dewan Rakyat for three days from today.

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Selangor wants tougher Environmental Laws

SHAH ALAM, Mar 17 (Bernama) - The Selangor government wants to enforce more stringent laws to address issues related to environmental pollution in the state, said Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari.

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Rosmah's Graft Case transferred to High Court

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 15 (Bernama) - The High Court here today allowed the prosecution's application to transfer from the Sessions Court to the High Court the case involving two graft charges filed against Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, who is the wife of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.

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SC to facilitate Greater Investor Inclusiveness

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Bernama) - Opening local corporate bonds and sukuk to retail investors who meet the requirements set are among the steps taken by the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) to promote investors inclusiveness in the local market.

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SC aims Further Expansion of Islamic Capital Market, says Chairman

KUALA LUMPUR, March 14 (Bernama) - The Securities Commission (SC), the regulatory body of the capital market, aim to foster growth that is premised on long-term value creation by intensifying efforts to further expand the Islamic capital market as well as the closely-linked sustainable finance segment.

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CJ seeks to remove Parts of Hamid Sultan's Affidavit

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 13 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum today filed an application to remove parts of the supporting affidavit filed Court of Appeal Judge Datuk Dr Hamid Sultan Abu Backer in the lawsuit by the late Karpal Singh’s daughter, claiming that it was outrageous, insulting and an attack to the Judiciary.

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Up to PM to shortlist Candidates for CJ's Post - Liew

KUALA LUMPUR, Mar 12 (Bernama) - The Law Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Liew Vui Keong today said that he has no information about the candidates shortlisted to be appointed as the new Chief Justice to replace Tan Sri Richard Malanjum who will retire from the post next month.

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Sabah helps Children without Documents through Legalization Program

KOTA KINABALU, Mar 12 (Bernama) - Children born in Sabah and categorised as foreigners even though one of their parents were local residents, will be given aid through a legalisation programme which will ensure a better future for them.

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National Income Tax still Competitive

KUALA LUMPUR, March 11(Bernama) - The income tax in this country is still competitive compared to other nations.

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Najib seeks Court Directive on gag Order against Media, Public

PUTRAJAYA, Mar 11 (Bernama) - Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak wants a court directive to inform members of the public and media on what can and cannot be discussed and published pertaining to his criminal case involving SRC International Sdn Bhd funds, the Court of Appeal heard.

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