malaysia - Arbitration & ADR

Nautical Supreme Sdn Bhd v Jaya Sudhir A/L Jayaram and 2 Others

Date: 17 January 2019; Court: Court of Appeal; Citation: Civil Appeal No. W-02(IM)(NCC)-2296-11/2017; Source: Federal Court Registry

Bungsar Hill Holdings Sdn Bhd v Damansara Realty Berhad

Date: 13 March 2019; Court: Federal Court; Citation: Civil Appeal No. 01(f)-13-05/2016(W); Source: Federal Court Registry

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

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Phone Call not from Officer or Staff of Penang Courts - Chief Registrar's Office

PUTRAJAYA, May 21 (Bernama) - The Federal Court Chief Registrar’s Office (PKPMP) has denied an individual’s claim about receiving a phone call from an officer or employee of the Penang courts.

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No Freeze in Intake of Foreign Workers - Ministry

KUALA LUMPUR, May 18 (Bernama) - The Human Resources Ministry has clarified that there is no freeze in the recruitment of foreign workers although many applications to bring in workers have been rejected for non-compliance with the law.

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Actions against those who tarnish Judiciary's Image, Dignity, says CJ

PUTRAJAYA, May 17 (Bernama) - Actions will be taken against those who tarnish the judiciary's image and dignity, says Chief Justice Datuk Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat.

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Right Decisions only Way for Judiciary to recover Glory - Attorney General

PUTRAJAYA, May 17 (Bernama) - Attorney-General Tommy Thomas says judges must always endeavour to make the right decisions, without fear or favour, and regardless of the personality of the party or the accused before them.

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Transport Ministry makes it More Flexible for e-hailing Drivers to obtain PSV Licence

KUALA LUMPUR, May 17 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Transport is willing to make it easier for e-hailing drivers to clock in the six hours of course time to obtain a Public Transport Vehicle (PSV) licence.

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RM1.56 Mln Fine on Poachers, highest so far for Wildlife Crimes

PUTRAJAYA, May 17 (Bernama) - The Kuala Terengganu Sessions Court's decision to fine RM1.56 million each on two Vietnamese poachers has been the highest amount so far for wildlife crimes in the country's history, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.

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Adib Inquest: Lawyer grills Forensics Expert on 'Probability Report'

SHAH ALAM, May 16 (Bernama) - A lawyer questioned the ‘probability report’ of a specialist medical witness in the inquest into the death of Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim, that injuries to the right chest of the firefighter were caused by a curb or road shoulder.

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Government agrees to appoint a Youth to represent them in the Senate

BANGI, May 15 (Bernama) - Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced that the government has agreed to appoint a member of the Senate from among the youths with wide expertise and knowledge in the field and issues on the development of youths.

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MoF sets up Debt Management Office

KUALA LUMPUR, May 15 (Bernama) - The Ministry of Finance has set up the Debt Management Office (DMO) to review and manage the government’s debt and liabilities.

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Universities, Industry Players to join forces for IR 4.0

GEORGE TOWN, Apr 29 (Bernama) - The joint forces of the brains in the universities and the capacity and capabilities of key industries will make a change for a better world through the Fourth Industrial Revolution (IR 4.0), said Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) vice-chancellor Prof Dr Asma Ismail.

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BNM appoints Two External Members to Monetary Policy Committee

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 29 (Bernama) - Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) has reappointed Professor Dr Yeah Kim Leng and appointed Datuk Dr Gan Wee Beng as external members of its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) effective April 1, 2019.

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Those given Trust, Power should Build a better Nation Based on Rule of Law - Sultan Nazrin

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 25 (Bernama) - The Sultan of Perak, Sultan Nazrin Shah said those given the trust, power and position, now have the opportunity to build a better Malaysia based on the rule of law.

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King decides High Court Registry Location on Advice of PM - Sabah Law Society

KOTA KINABALU, Apr 25 (Bernama) - The principal registry of the High Court of Sabah and Sarawak can be relocated to any place in Sabah or Sarawak as determined by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong acting on the advice of the prime minister, the Sabah Law Society (SLS) said today.

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Mobile Application on Labour Market Information Launched

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 23 (Bernama) - Information on Malaysia's labour market is now available at the fingertips with the launch of a new mobile application, Labour Market Information Gateway or LMI Gateway today.

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Former Lawyer Pleads not Guilty to CBT Over Client's House Sale Proceeds

KUALA LUMPUR, Apr 23 (Bernama) - A former lawyer pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today to a charge of criminal breach of trust amounting to RM338,000 which was the proceeds from the sale of a house belonging to his client three years ago.

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