Companies Bill 2015: Challenges & Opportunities

Companies Bill 2015: Challenges & Opportunities
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Companies Bill 2015
[Doing Business Will Not Be The Same Again]
Thursday, 14 April 2016
Concorde Hotel, Kuala Lumpur (9:00am – 5:00pm)

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5 CPD POINTS BAR COUNCIL MALAYSIA
(T2/14042016/CCPCCH/KL164105/5)


The Companies Bill 2015 comes at a time when companies in Malaysia and globally are facing a dynamic business climate. To this end, some of the significant changes in the Companies Bill 2015 relate to:
1.     Governance and decision making framework rules that are intended to enable a company to response to its changing needs for capital in a more efficient and practical manner
2.     Providing new restructuring option for companies facing financial liquidity or operational dilemmas
3.     For businesses, the question then is what does the Companies Bill 2015 offer to Malaysian companies to enable them to operate in this modern and challenging business.
4.     The seminar provides guidance which not only highlights these changes under the Companies Bill 2015 but offers a practical insight on the options it offers and how they work.
5.     Rules that are intended to enable a company to response to its changing needs for capital in a more efficient and practical manner.
6.     Providing new restructuring option for companies facing financial liquidity or operational dilemmas.
7.     For businesses, the question then is what does the Companies Bill 2015 offer to Malaysian companies to enable them to operate in this modern and challenging business. The seminar provides guidance which not only highlights these changes under the Companies Bill 2015 but offers a practical insight on the options it offers and how they work. 

BENEFITS OF ATTENDING:
·       Anticipate and avoid potential pitfalls in navigating the new company law rules under the Companies Bill 2015
·       Discuss the new framework for decision making by general meeting and its interaction with the board of directors
·       Learn about available solutions to conflicts that may arise between the board and the shareholders, including shareholders' powers of removal and election of directors and self-help remedies for shareholders and investors
·       Understanding new restructuring options for companies facing financial liquidity or operational dilemmas

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
1.     Company Directors & Partners
2.     CEOs, CFOs, COOs
3.     Company Owners/Proprietors
4.     Company Secretaries
5.     Corporate Advisors & Lawyers
6.     Finance, Administration & Operations Managers
7.     Professionals involved in corporate advisory work and practice
Workshop Speaker
ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Professor Dr Aiman Nariman Binti Mohd Sulaiman graduated with a doctoral degree (SJD) from Bond University, Australia in 2000 with a thesis on the enforcement of corporate law. Her recent work and publication relates to shareholders' empowerment strategies, board dynamics, comparative enforcement of corporate and securities law and regulation and private and public enforcement mechanisms in the capital market and the financial services sector. Professor Aiman's research work has seen her being involved as a key figure in the Malaysian Corporate Law Reform Programme (2004-2008), firstly in proposing for a comprehensive corporate law review which led to the establishment and functioning of the Corporate Law Reform Committee and the corporate law reform project; subsequently, as a consultant for the project. She is currently attached to the Faculty of Law, International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) and has been a faculty member since 1994. 

Effendy bin Othman is partner of Zaid Ibrahim & Co, a member of Zicolaw. He has appeared before various courts and also arbitration tribunals in Malaysia on behalf of clients. He focuses his practice on corporate and commercial disputes, corporate rescues, reconstructions and insolvency. His advisory profile includes matters relating to contractual claims, corporate compliance, shareholders disputes, breach of directors' duties, regulatory investigations, appointment receivers and various issues relating to liquidation of companies. Effendy was the lead counsel in advising and obtaining the relevant court orders for a number of restructuring exercises and mergers of major public listed companies and financial institutions in Malaysia.

SEMINAR FEE:

Regular Fee
Wolters Kluwer Executive Events Corporate Member:
MYR 1017.60
Bar Council Members:
MYR 1017.60
Non-Subscriber:
MYR 1272.00




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