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September 14, 2021

Confession of a Robot: I Invent therefore I am an Inventor

The Courts of Judicature (Amendment) Bill 2020 was passed by the Dewan Rakyat (the House of Representative) on 26 August 2020. This Bill seeks to amend the Courts of Judicature Act 1964 (“Act”) that would allow court proceedings in the Federal Court, the Court of Appeal and the High Court (“the Courts”) to be televised live or through video streaming or using any other electronic communication media.
August 13, 2021

Child Sexual Abuse Material: Technology to the Rescue?

  Later this year, Apple will be unveiling a new safety feature on iOS 15 for iPhone and iPad, that uses a technology to check for and report […]
April 9, 2021

Open Season on Politics (or Politicians)!

The Courts of Judicature (Amendment) Bill 2020 was passed by the Dewan Rakyat (the House of Representative) on 26 August 2020. This Bill seeks to amend the Courts of Judicature Act 1964 (“Act”) that would allow court proceedings in the Federal Court, the Court of Appeal and the High Court (“the Courts”) to be televised live or through video streaming or using any other electronic communication media.
March 17, 2021

Case Update: You Have Been Served, Or Were You?

The Courts of Judicature (Amendment) Bill 2020 was passed by the Dewan Rakyat (the House of Representative) on 26 August 2020. This Bill seeks to amend the Courts of Judicature Act 1964 (“Act”) that would allow court proceedings in the Federal Court, the Court of Appeal and the High Court (“the Courts”) to be televised live or through video streaming or using any other electronic communication media.
March 16, 2021

Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2020 – Revolutionising the Dispute Resolution Procedures

With the gazettement of the Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2020 (the “Amendment Act”) on 20 February 2020 and its partial coming into force on 1 January 2021...
December 2, 2020

Brexit: Future of Rightsholders EU Trademarks and Community Designs

ALL registered EUTMs and RCDs will be automatically cloned into separate UK registrations at the UKIPO, with brand new registration numbers however, it is possible to cancel the cloned UK registration if you do not require UK protection. The opt-out procedure will be available from 1 January 2021.
October 26, 2020

Update Alert: The COVID-19 Act Is Finally Here, But to What End?

We previously issued an alert discussing the potential impact and effectiveness of the Temporary Measures for Reducing the Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Bill 2020. The long wait is now over and the Temporary Measures for Reducing the Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19) Act 2020 (the “Act”) has finally been gazetted and came into effect on 23 October 2020 where Malaysia is now hit with its third (and possibly worst) wave of infections.
September 15, 2020

Amendments to the Courts of Judicature Act 1964

The Courts of Judicature (Amendment) Bill 2020 was passed by the Dewan Rakyat (the House of Representative) on 26 August 2020. This Bill seeks to amend the Courts of Judicature Act 1964 (“Act”) that would allow court proceedings in the Federal Court, the Court of Appeal and the High Court (“the Courts”) to be televised live or through video streaming or using any other electronic communication media.
September 15, 2020

Covid-19 Contractual Conundrums – Renegotiating the Road Ahead

The current unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic, coupled with the Movement Control Orders (MCO) imposed by the Malaysian government, have a sweeping influence across different industries, impacting big corporations and small enterprises alike. A major issue affecting various companies is performance of their contractual obligations pursuant to their written contracts.