Friday, 14 August 2015

Malaysia-Public Forum | Prevention of Terrorism Act 2015 (Revival of ISA?); and Amendments to Sedition Act 1948, Batu Pahat (24 Aug 2015)

Public Forum | Prevention of Terrorism Act 2015 (Revival of ISA?); and Amendments to Sedition Act 1948, Batu Pahat (24 Aug 2015)





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Malaysia-Seminar on Mastering Intellectual Property Litigation (Advanced Level) (27 Aug 2015)

Seminar on Mastering Intellectual Property Litigation (Advanced Level) (27 Aug 2015)





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Malaysia-Workshop on the Better Business Roadmap (3 Sept 2015)

Workshop on the Better Business Roadmap (3 Sept 2015)





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Malaysia-Request for Feedback | Revised Personal Data Protection Standards

Request for Feedback | Revised Personal Data Protection Standards





Please note that you may submit your feedback to the email address or fax number provided in the circular below.

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Circular No 160/2015
Dated 11 Aug 2015
To Members of the Malaysian Bar
Request for Feedback | Revised Personal Data Protection Standards
The Personal Data Protection Department ("PDP Department") had on 1 July 2015 issued the Public Consultation Paper No 1/2015 on the proposed Personal Data Protection Standards ("Standards"). 
Subsequently, the PDP Department has recently revised the Standards, as attached.

In this regard, the PDP Department invites Members of the Bar to provide feedback on the attached Revised Standards by 18 Aug 2015 (Tuesday).

Members of the Bar are encouraged to provide their feedback, by completing the attached Revised Standards, by email to Mastura bt Abd Rahim at mastura@pdp.gov.my, or by fax at 03-8911 7959.  Feedback can also be sent by post, directly to: 

The Commissioner of Personal Data Protection Malaysia
Aras 6, Kompleks KKMM, Lot 4G9
Jabatan Perlindungan Data Peribadi
Kementerian Komunikasi dan Multimedia Malaysia
Persiaran Perdana, Presint 4
Pusat Pentadbiran Kerajaan Persekutuan
62100 Putrajaya
(Berkenaan: Cadangan Standard Perlindungan Data Peribadi)
Should you require any clarification, please contact Sarah Yong, Officer, by telephone at 03-2050 2093 or by email at sarah@malaysianbar.org.my.

Thank you.
Suaran Singh and Foong Cheng Leong
Co-Chairpersons
Ad Hoc Committee on Personal Data Protection

This circular and the attachment may also be accessed here.





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Malaysia-Talk : 'Islamic Banking'

Talk : 'Islamic Banking'
To:


SBC/CIR/050/2015
03rd July, 2015





Brochure/Form [Download PDF]

Online Registration Link [URL Link]


Thank you.

Secretariat
Selangor Bar Committee.






















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August Book of the Month: MLJ Personal Injury Vol 1 and Vol 2

August Book of the Month: MLJ Personal Injury Vol 1 and Vol 2




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Every month we choose one special title for an exclusive promotion.

About the Book

The assessment of damages is a crucial and complicated process in personal injury litigation. The 2-volume Personal Injury – Quantum, Cases and Materials simplifies the process by compiling relevant data drawn from case law and provides pertinent information in easy-to-follow table formats.
The book contains both reported and unreported cases on  personal injury. The cases are obtained from MLJ Law Reports, the Mallal's Digest series and unreported subordinate and superior court decisions. Personal Injury – Quantum, Cases and Materials will be an essential reference and guide for judges, lawyers, academicians, insurance companies, medical institutions, students and the public at large who are interested in the assessment of damages for personal injuries. This meticulously compiled book is designed for early settlement of claims or assessment of damages during trial.

Key Benefits

  • Extensive cross-references and summary of case digests
This publication contains direct cross-references between the Table of Injuries and Personal Injury Quantum case digests.
  • Time saving tool in assessing personal injury damages
Both volumes have an easy-to-use format – assessing damages is easy with two time-saving case indices; ie Table of Injuries and Personal Injury Quantum case digests. Related legislation like Civil Law Act 1956, Road Transport Act 1987 and Road Traffic Rules 1959 are  available for ease of reference.


Table of Contents
Volume 1
Part I Subject Index
Part II Table Of Cases
Part III Personal Injury Quantum case digests

Volume 2
Part I Table Of Injuries
Part II Appendix
(i) Civil Law Act 1956
(ii) Road Transport Act 1987 (Act 333)
(iii) Road Traffic Rules 1959
(iv) Highway Code
Key Cases Included


Chembron a/l Choan v Hassan bin Din (Summons 53–472–

99) Sessions Court, Alor Star (Haji Ghazali Haji Cha,
Sessions Judge) 6 May 2004 • Sham bin Jolen v Hor Siau
Chun (Summons 73–95– 99) Magistrate Court, Jitra (Puan
Nabisha bte Ibrahim, Magistrate) 7 June 2004 • Raji
Transport Sdn Bhd & Anor v Idayu bte Zulkifli [2004] MLJU
36 High Court, Seremban (Low Hop Bing J) 9 February 2004
• Zaharin bin Ismail v Mohamad Rozi bin Harun @ Mohd
Sheriff (Summons No 53–83 of 1998) Sessions Court,
Kangar (Ridwan Ibrahim, scj) 6 March 2003 • Abdul Halim
bin Abdullah v Senthivell a/l Nadason & Anor (Summons
No 53-138 of 1999) Sessions Court, Sungai Petani (Puan
Chan Jit Li, scj) 20 May 2003 • Koh Eng Yiap v LimYewYuh
(Civil Suit No 53-311 of 2001) Sessions Court, Melaka
(Halijah Abbas, scj) 25 February 2003 • ChewWei Loon &
Ors v LewWui Keong (Summons No 53-302 of 2002)
Sessions Court, Shah Alam (Wong Teck Meng, scj) 13
October 2003


                                          Order this Book of the Month via our eBookstore.
Just add the title into your cart and enter the following promo-code:
MPR-BOM-1508.

For more information contact us at 1800.88.8856 or email help.my@lexisnexis.com
SG online bookstore       
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Kind Regards,
Vivian Sia
Associate Director, Marketing
LexisNexis Southeast Asia
 

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Malaysia-Selangor Bar Committee - 'Hari Raya Open House'

Selangor Bar Committee - 'Hari Raya Open House'
To:


SBC/CIR/053/2015  30th July, 2015
  
  

    

























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Malaysia-Talk : Syariah Law - 'Hibah'

Talk : Syariah Law - 'Hibah'
To:


SBC/CIR/049/2015
02nd July, 2015
Invitation: 'Hari Raya Open House' Held At Selangor Bar Secretariat from 3-5pm,14th Aug 2015






Brochure/Form
[Download PDF]

Online Registration Link [URL Link]


Thank you.

Secretariat
Selangor Bar Committee.



















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Malaysia-CLOSED | Workshop on E-Payment, Johore (14 Aug 2015)

CLOSED |  Workshop on E-Payment, Johore (14 Aug 2015)





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We regret to inform that registration for the workshop in Johore (14 Aug 2015) is now closed.



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Malaysia-Public Forum on Promoting Greater Police Accountability in Malaysia, Perak (25 Aug 2015)

Public Forum on Promoting Greater Police Accountability in Malaysia, Perak (25 Aug 2015)





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Malaysia-Seminar on Practical Construction Law for Practitioners (24 Aug 2015)

Seminar on Practical Construction Law for Practitioners (24 Aug 2015)





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Malaysia-Impact of GST on Employee Benefits ( 21 September 2015 )

Impact of GST on Employee Benefits ( 21 September 2015 )
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                                                                      If this workshop does not relate to you, kindly assist to forward to the relevant people.


                                 Impact of GST on Employee Benefits
                                                                                                                                                                          
Date    :    21 September 2015 (Monday)
                                                                                      Time    :    9.00 am - 5.00 pm
                                                                                      Venue  :    Prince Hotel, Kuala Lumpur


                                    WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Ø  HR Managers
Ø  Company Directors/Business Entrepreneurs
Ø  Accountants & Auditors
Ø  Tax Agents/Advisors
Ø  Finance & Administrative Executives
Ø  Payroll Executives


Employers provide various benefits in the form of goods and services, both contractually and on ad hoc basis. Most of the employee benefits are subject to GST and it is important for employers and employees to restructure their existing remuneration package in compliance with the GST requirements.

In addition to helping you understand GST, CCH Executive Events presents a workshop that will also explore all the frequently asked questions (FAQ) concerning GST and its impact on the various employee benefits.


BENEFITS OF ATTENDING

You will learn:

ü  GST mechanism and how it effects employee benefits
ü  What constitutes employee benefits for GST purpose?
ü  Input and Output tax on employee benefits
ü  Types of employee benefits subject to/exempt from GST
ü  Record keeping and documentation requirements


PROGRAMME OUTLINE

Introduction to Goods and Services Tax (GST)
§  Overview of GST
§  Rationale for GST
§  Input / Output tax
§  How GST works?
§  Scope of charge to GST

What constitutes employee benefits for GST purpose?
§  Meaning of employee benefits
§  Scope of employee benefits
§  Benefits provided by employer
§  Gift rule of RM500
§  Role of contract of service

Recovery of input tax on employee benefits
§  Circumstances input tax is claimable
§  Disallowance of input tax under the GST (Blocked Input Tax) Order

Accounting for output tax on employee benefits
§  Services provided to employees for free
§  Goods given free as per contract of employment
§  Car and Petrol benefit provided free
§  Living accommodation benefits provided free
§  Business goods used for personal purpose / Non-business usage
§  Club subscriptions
§  Insurance payments / compensations
§  Loans Medical and Training

Miscellaneous
§  Goods and services purchased from non-registered suppliers
§  Employee benefits provided to directors / sole proprietors / partners / other connected persons
§  Value of employee benefits – Open market approach
§  Record keeping / Types of documents to be maintained


WORKSHOP SPEAKER

P. Nadaraja was formerly with the Royal Malaysia Customs (1981-1997) as a Senior Officer of Customs having served in various units and his key areas of focus includes customs administration, import and export procedures, classification, valuation, licensing and compliance matters. He has an in-depth knowledge of various customs legislations including Customs Act, Sales Tax Act, Service Tax Act, Excise Act and other subsidiary legislations. He has vast experience in Customs matters and has been a guest lecturer at the Royal Malaysia Customs Academy in Malacca on various occasions to deliver lectures on various aspects of Customs laws and procedures.

In 1997 he left the Customs Department on optional retirement for private practice as an Advocate and Solicitor. He is now involved in legal practice and at the same a time is actively involved in conducting seminars and workshops on customs matters. He has also conducted in house training for various companies including statutory bodies and has advised and consulted upon by companies on issues such as customs and sales tax valuation, classification, service tax matters, drawback, refunds, exemptions and others. He was officially appointed by the Customs Department to conduct Basic Customs Course for forwarding agents during the year 2005 – 2007.

He is also an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Secretaries and Administrators (ACIS) and an Associate of the Chartered Tax Institute of Malaysia (ACTIM). He is currently involved in customs litigation and rendering of consultancy services on Customs matters.


WORKSHOP FEE

Fee includes workshop materials, certificate of attendance, lunch and refreshments.

Early Bird ( By 21 August 2015 )
CCH Executive Events Corporate Member/
CCH Subscriber                                     :        RM    848.00
Non-Subscriber                                     :        RM    954.00

Regular Fee
CCH Executive Events Corporate Member/
CCH Subscriber                                     :        RM    954.00
Non-Subscriber                                     :        RM 1,060.00

* Prices are inclusive of 6% GST


This workshop is HRDF claimable under the Skim Bantuan Latihan and to sign up, please complete the registration form attached and scan to e-mail back to me
or fax to 03-2026 2093.

Do contact me anytime for further clarification and assistance. 


Thanks & regards,

Sarah Abdullah
Senior Events Consultant 

Commerce Clearing House (M) Sdn Bhd
Level 26, Menara Weld
No. 76, Jalan Raja Chulan, 50200 Kuala Lumpur
D   :  +603 2024 8608
F    :  +603 2026 2093
E    :  sarah@cch.com.my






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Malaysia-Seminar on Forensic Science (5 Sept 2015)

Seminar on Forensic Science (5 Sept 2015)





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Malaysia-Annual Dinner & Dance 2015 - Selangor Bar

Annual Dinner & Dance 2015 - Selangor Bar
To:


SBC/CIR/052/2015  14th July, 2015













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Proview eBook Bi-Weekly Offer - Get your copy at 20% off!

Proview eBook Bi-Weekly Offer - Get your copy at 20% off! ...