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Tuesday, 11 April 2017

KLBC Activities Report for March 2017

1 & 2 March 2017
Two-Day Practical Workshop on Conveyancing Practice
Organised by the Corporate & Conveyancing Practice Committee, this workshop was presented by R Yogeswari, Dennis Teoh, Nahzatul Ain bt Mohd Khalid, Sarah binti Kambali, Daphne Lew Chah Yee, Ow Hui Ching and Donny Kwa on 1 & 2 March 2017 at the KL Bar Auditorium from 9:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The workshop was attended by 50 participants. The seminar covered, amongst others, “Crafting the final SPA”; “Conditions, Precedents and Subsequent”; “Chaos, Claims and Billing”; “Conflict of Interest”; “Conveyancing Process A-Z”; “Private Caveats”; “Co-operation from the Support Staff”; “Client Management”; “Client’s Interest”; “Options to Purchase”; “Completion Delays”; “AMLATFPUA (Act 613)”; :Land Acquisition”; and “RPGT (Act 169).

3 March 2017
Seminar on the Updates to the Companies Act 2016
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this seminar was presented by Wong Tat Chung on 3 March 2017 at the KL Bar Auditorium from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The seminar was attended by 141 participants. The seminar covered the Companies Act 2016: The after effects and the relevant subsidiary legislation.


7 March 2017
Seminar on Profits from Disposal of Real Property: Capital Gains or Business Income?
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this seminar was presented by Lim Kien Chai on 7 March 2017 at the KL Bar Auditorium from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. The seminar was attended by 30 participants. The primary objective of the seminar was to assist in determining whether a disposal of property is governed under RPGT Act 1976 or ITA 1967.


9 March 2017
ITC Legal Tech Workshop Series on Securing Your Digital Assets
Organised by the Information Technology Committee, this workshop was presented by Yeo Yee Ling and Jesslyn Lim Wei-Lyn on 9 March 2017 at the KL Bar Auditorium from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The workshop was attended by 16 participants. The workshop covered, amongst others, “Cybersecurity”; and “Domain names”.


10 March 2017
Seminar on An Introduction to Legal Advocacy
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this seminar was presented by Fahri Azzat on 10 March 2017 at the KL Bar Auditorium from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The seminar was attended by 78 participants.



14 March 2017
Seminar on An Introduction to Immigration Law
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this seminar was presented by CR Selva on 14 March 2017 at the KL Bar Auditorium from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The seminar was attended by 24 participants. The seminar covered, amongst others, "Migration and Immigration"; "Rights Of Citizens Vs Right Treatment Of Migrants"; "The Laws; Immigration Act 1959/63, Passport Act 1966, Immigration Regulation 1963"; "Policy : Human Resource & Immigration"; and "Enforcement and Challenges".


21 March 2017
(Repeat) Seminar on the Updates to the Companies Act 2016
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this seminar was presented Wong Tat Chung on 21 March 2017 at the KL Bar Auditorium from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The seminar was attended by 139 participants. The seminar covered the Companies Act 2016: The after effects and the relevant subsidiary legislation.


22 March 2017
Seminar on GST for Real Property Transactions
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this seminar was presented by Thenesh Kanna on 22 March 2017 at the KL Bar Auditorium from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The seminar was attended by 70 participants. The seminar covered, amongst others, "Overview of the GST"; "GST on property transactions – exemptions, registration and the ‘business test’ for individuals and companies";  "Incorporating GST clauses on sale and purchase agreements (S&P)"; "Practical tips on GST-related clauses in rental agreements"; and "Transitional provisions for real properties (S&P before 1st April 2015)".

28 March 2017
Seminar on Appellate Advocacy
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this seminar was presented by Ira Biswas on 27 March 2017 at the KL Bar Auditorium from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. The seminar was attended by 59 participants.


31 March 2017
Seminar on Competition Law in Action
Organised by the Professional Development Committee, this seminar was presented by Sudharsanan Thillainathan, Winnie Chan Yin Nie and Mohd Imran Adnan on 31 March 2017 at the KL Bar Auditorium from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The seminar was attended by 39 participants. The seminar focused on the theme of competition law enforcement and examined key topics in the field of competition law from a national and regional perspective.



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