Category Archives: Webinars

Digitization Accelerated – Perspectives from the Judiciary, Intellectual Property Office, and Practitioners

  Our partners, Foo Joon Liang and Bahari Yeow will join Justice Dato’ Mary Lim, Iylia Hashim, Annette Magnusson and Kevin Nash to speak on  digitization accelerated by the unprecedented global pandemic. The discussion points include: Digitizing Justice – degree of acceptance and implementation by the Bench; How digitization of Justice has impacted access to and…

Business Continuity Post-MCO: From Financial Distress Management to Corporate Rescue Mechanism

The unprecedented outbreak of COVID-19 worldwide has placed the global economy in recession since late March. Business continuity is a major concern for business owners in view of the world economy outlook, including entrepreneurs in Malaysia following the implementation of 28-day Movement Control Order to control the pandemic outbreak. Local businesses have been reported to…

VIRTUAL HEARING IN ARBITRATIONS – WILL THIS BE THE NEW NORM?

The global lockdown in many key economies has installed a new norm. Dispute resolution processes are not spared. While domestic courts race against time to structure online platforms for court-facilitated dispute resolution, arbitrations have long had the flexibility and the agility to proceed remotely on virtual platforms. Up until now, virtual facilities have largely been…

Practical Steps To Manage Early Stages Of Dispute Resolution

The current COVID-19 crisis has caused authorities to implement unprecedented measures around the world to curb the spread of the virus whilst restricting activities which affects every industry whether manufacturing, transport, agriculture, energy, oil & gas, financial services, automotive, aviation, maritime, tourism, construction and real estate. It is inevitable that any knock-on effects to these…

COVID-19 and the Construction Industry – The Expert’s Viewpoint

This webinar seeks to address: What aspects of a construction project would be affected by COVID-19 or the Movement Control Order (MCO)? Most standard form contracts would treat the MCO as a delaying event, and provide for an EOT. What happens after the MCO is lifted – is COVID-19 bigger than the MCO? Could further…