Wednesday, 28 July 2010

[Malaysian Bar:2861] Circular No 205/2010:15TH MALAYSIAN LAW CONFERENCE | 29 TO 31 JULY 2010 | FINAL CALL FOR REGISTRATION

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 Malaysian Bar Council
No. 13, 15 & 17, Leboh Pasar Besar, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tel: 03-2031 3003 (Hunting Line) Fax: 03-2034 2825, 2026 1313, 2072 5818


Circular No 205/2010
Dated 28 July 2010

To all Members of the Bar


The 15th Malaysian Law Conference (MLC 2010) will be held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 29 to 31 July 2010 (Thursday to Saturday). 

Our panel of prominent and distinguished speakers from Malaysia and abroad include:

• YAA Tun Dato' Seri Zaki Tun Azmi, Chief Justice of Malaysia;

• YA Tan Sri Dato' Zulkefli Ahmad Makinudin, Judge, Federal Court; 

• YA Dato' Seri Md Raus Sharif, Judge, Federal Court;

• YBhg Tun Abdul Hamid Mohamad, Former Chief Justice of Malaysia;

• The Honourable Michael Kirby, Former Justice of the High Court of Australia;

• Chief Justice Sandile Ngcobo, Chief Justice of the South African Constitutional Court;

• YB Dato' Ismail Sabri Yaacob, Minister of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism;

• Mauricio Alvarez, Senior Legal Counsel, Lafarge SA, France;

• YB Dato' Seri Ong Tee Keat, Member of Parliament, Pandan; 

• Datuk Zaid Ibrahim, former Minister and former Member of Parliament; 

• Justice V K Rajah, Judge, Court of Appeal of Singapore; 

• Adrian Hughes QC, Essex Street Chambers, London; 

• Michael Bochenek, Director of Law and Policy, Amnesty International, London;

• Dr Jayanthi Naidu Desan, Senior Consultant, CSR Asia; 

• Dato' Sri Nazir Razak, Group Chief Executive, CIMB Group;

• YAB Tan Sri Dato' Seri Abd Khalid Ibrahim, Chief Minister of Selangor; 

• Senator Edgardo J Angara, Senator, Senate of the Philippines;

• Vorapong Sutanont, Director, Advisory Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers; and

• Dato Seri' Anwar Ibrahim, Leader of the Opposition.

The topics that will be covered include: 

• Setting Aside and Enforcement of Arbitration Awards;

• Competition Act 2010: What it Means to Malaysian Businesses;

• The Interface between the Sha'riah and Legal Systems in Islamic Finance: Recent Developments;

• Developments in Tax Law;

• Recent Federal Court's Decision on s 340 of National Land Code 1965: Tan Ying Hong v Tan Sian San & Ors – Are Landowners and Banks Secured?;

• Constitutional Law: Why is Parliament Relevant to the Layperson?;

• Towards a Fairer and More Effective Administration of the Criminal Justice System; and

• Investigations: What are the Key Elements in a Trafficking-in-Persons Case?

Click here to view the full Conference programme or visit the official Conference website at for more information.

The fees for MLC 2010 are: 

• Pupils in chambers and law students RM 800
• Members of the Bar (7 years and below in practice) RM 1000
Members of the Bar RM 1300
• Non-Members                     RM 1,600
To register, please submit your completed registration form, or call, or send us an SMS at +6012 258 5537.  In your SMS, kindly state your full name, identity card number or Malaysian Bar membership number (if applicable).  
For registration details, additional information or to receive updates, please call Sumitra Penesar, officer-in-charge, at +6013 262 2369 or Rachel Tan, Public Relations Officer, at +6012 270 0693.

Thank you.
Lim Chee Wee            
MLC 2010 Organising Committee 

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