Thursday, 19 March 2015

Malaysia-[ADV] New and improved platform delivering Westlaw Malaysia - invitation to Westlaw Asia launch event

[ADV] New and improved platform delivering Westlaw Malaysia - invitation to Westlaw Asia launch event






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Come celebrate with us as we launch the new and improved Westlaw Malaysia, an online legal research service where you get both local and regional legal information across Asia in one single platform - Westlaw Asia.

What's New?

1. Improved Legislation service
2. Larger Commentary collection
3. New cross jurisdictional search
4. UK Common Law Library now available

And much much more!

Join us at the launch reception event on 27 March 2015 as we show you the beauty and simplicity of the new Westlaw Malaysia taking your knowledge and experience to a different level followed by a networking reception.

Register now as seats are limited.
Registration closes on 23 March.

 
EXCLUSIVE OFFER, ONLY FOR ATTENDEES!

For new Westlaw subscribers:
Attendees to the launch event will be eligible for a special offer of 14 months for the price of 12 months* on any new subscription on Westlaw Asia including
Westlaw Malaysia.

Sweet & Maxwell Book voucher worth RM 50**
(valid on Books and ProView eBooks)


For existing Westlaw subscribers:
Malaysian White Book eBook on ProView for only
RM500 (60% discount).

Sweet & Maxwell Book voucher worth RM 50**
(valid on Books and ProView eBooks). 

Any question about the event, please contact
Shazreen Zulkifly at shazreen.zulkifly@thomsonreuters.com
or +603 5115 3088

If you would like to learn more about the new Westlaw Asia platform, please contact Keith Tan at keith.tan@thomsonreuters.com
WESTLAW ASIA LAUNCH RECEPTION
Date: 27 March 2015
Time: 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Venue:
Intercontinental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur
* Terms & conditions apply. Offer valid for 2 months from date of event.
* RM50 only applicable for normal price item(s), not valid with other promotions and for minimum single purchase value of RM250.
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Malaysia-UPDATE | Expansion of E-Filing to Kota Bharu Court Complex

Expansion of E-Filing to Kota Bharu Court Complex






Please note the updated details of the briefing and information sessions, and an attachment (Samples of Authorisation Letters).


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Circular No 053/2015
Dated 12 Mar 2015
To Members of the Malaysian Bar
Expansion of E-Filing to Kota Bharu Court Complex
We have been informed by Nazri Haji Ismail, Timbalan Pendaftar, Bahagian e-Kehakiman, that e-filing will be expanded to Kota Bharu Court Complex from 1 Apr 2015 (Wednesday).  The expansion includes all types of filing codes at the High Court, Sessions Court and Magistrates' Court.

The expansion will be implemented in two stages:
(1) Hardware inventory, online, and change management stage; and
(2) Promotion and monitoring stage.
The schedule of implementation follows below:
Kota Bharu Court Complex
16 to 27 Mar 2015
1 Apr 2015
30 Mar to 10 Apr 2015
Preparation Stage
Launch
Promotion and Monitoring Stage

Two briefing sessions, open only to Members of the Bar, will be held in order to assist Members to understand the e-filing system.  The details of the briefing sessions, which will cover the key changes relevant to the case filing process and payment, are as follows:
How Does the E-Filing System Work?

Session One: 19 Mar 2015 (Thursday)
Session Two: 6 Apr 2015 (Monday)
Time:             2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Venue:           Main Meeting Room (Bilik Mesyuarat Utama), Kota Bharu Court Complex

 
Information sessions, which are open to Members of the Bar, pupils in chambers and staff of law firms, will also be held as follows:

How Do I Register for E-Filing?

Date:               6 Apr 2015 (Monday), 7 Apr 2015 (Tuesday), and 8 Apr 2015 (Wednesday)
Time:              9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Venue:            Corridor (in front of Bar Room), Kota Bharu Court Complex

Representatives from the following entities will be present to explain the three-step registration process:

(1) Omesti, for e-filing account registration;
(2) Trustgate, for applications for the digital certificate; and
(3) Various banks, to assist with online bank account access.
To fast-track your registration for the e-filing digital certificate from Trustgate, please complete the following Steps 1 to 3 before attending the information sessions.

(1) Step 1:

Please print the attached forms:
(a) Personal Certificate Application Form (E-Court); and
(b) Trustgate Sales Order.
(These forms will also be available during the information sessions should you wish to apply at a later date.)

(2) Step 2:

Prepare a copy of these documents:
(a) MyKad / Passport;
(b) Authorisation letter from employer;
(c) Practising Certificate; and
(d) Letter of confirmation from the Bar Council / Business licence.   

(3) Step 3:

Make payment in cash during the information session:
(a) RM140 for one year; or
(b) RM180 for two years.

Also attached are samples of authorisation letters and a detailed guide for registration.

Should you encounter any difficulties or issues using the e-filing system, please send your enquiry by email to:

(1) efshelpdesk@kehakiman.gov.my;
(2) efiling@fstech.formis.net; or
(3) helpdesk@fstech.formis.net.
In the event that any issue that you raise is not resolved satisfactorily, please contact Vilashini Vijayan, Executive Officer, Bar Council Secretariat, by telephone at 03-2050 2095 or by email at vila@malaysianbar.org.my.

Thank you.

Desmond Ho Chee Cheong
Chairperson
Court Liaison Committee
If you are a registered user of the Malaysian Bar website, you may click here to access this circular and the attachments.



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Malaysia-Talk on Human Rights –PROTECTING CHILDREN By Ms Sharmila Sekaran

Talk on Human Rights –PROTECTING CHILDREN By Ms Sharmila Sekaran
To:


SBC/CIR/008/2015  3rd March 2015


Brochure/Form [Download PDF]
Online Registration Link [URL Link]    Thank you,    Secretariat  Selangor Bar Committee.
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Malaysia-Documents Uncollected by Law Firms at Pejabat Pengarah Tanah dan Galian Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Documents Uncollected by Law Firms at Pejabat Pengarah Tanah dan Galian Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur






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Circular No 058/2015
Dated 19 Mar 2015

To Members of the Malaysian Bar
Documents Uncollected by Law Firms at Pejabat Pengarah Tanah dan Galian Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur
Pejabat Pengarah Tanah dan Galian Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur ("PPTG WPKL") has notified us that 125 law firms have not collected documents (including Issue Document of Title) they had presented to PPTG WPKL for registration, where registration has been completed and the documents have been ready for collection for some time.
Law firms are requested to conduct a check on the status of presentation of documents by their firms.  Law firms are requested to send their representatives to PPTG WPKL to collect the documents that are ready.
Law firms may use the following methods to check on the status of presentation of documents:
(1) By short messaging system ("SMS") — MySMS
Type PTGWP SERAHAN <receipt no>, and send to 15888.  Each SMS will be charged RM0.20; or
(2) By eSemakan (online)
Browse www.ptgwp.gov.my via smartphone, or www.ptgwp.gov.my:89/index.php via computer.
Should you have any enquiries, please contact Chuah Ying Ying, Executive Officer, by telephone at 03-2050 2106, or by email at yingying@malaysianbar.org.my.
Thank you.
Low Beng Choo
Chairperson
Conveyancing Practice Committee
If you are a registered user of the Malaysian Bar website, you may click here to access this circular.



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