Thursday, 6 July 2017

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Malaysia-Course on Handling Financial Experts in Court (17 to 19 Nov 2017)

Course on Handling Financial Experts in Court (17 to 19 Nov 2017)





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Malaysia-Update on E-Courts Phase 2 | Packages Available for Digital Certificate and Token

Update on E-Courts Phase 2 | Packages Available for Digital Certificate and Token






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Circular No 135/2017
Dated 5 July 2017
To Members of the Malaysian Bar
Update on E-Courts Phase 2 | Packages Available for Digital Certificate and Token
We refer to Circular No 104/2017 dated 25 May 2017, Circular No 116/2017 dated 8 June 2017, and Circular No 121/2017 dated 16 June 2017, where we informed Members of the Bar that the e-Court Phase 1 system is gradually being replaced by the e-Court Phase 2 system, and provided updates to assist Members with the transition.
The e-Court Phase 2 system was launched at the Kuala Lumpur Court Complex on 13 June 2017.
(1) E-Filing Service Bureaus
We have received numerous complaints regarding e-filing in recent weeks, which include concerns regarding the e-filing service bureaus, such as the high cost of scanning and filing services, the limited number of filings that are accepted per day, and the long queues.
Please note that the Bar Council is following up with the Courts on these concerns.
(2) Registration of E-Filing Account or Renewal of Existing Account
In order to avoid any inconvenience relating to the use of the e-filing service bureaus, law firms are strongly encouraged to register for their own e-filing accounts, and to take advantage of the benefits offered by e-filing. 
To register for an e-filing account or to renew your existing token, and for further information, please refer to the "Getting Started" tab at http://efiling.kehakiman.gov.my/eFiling/.
(3) Package Deals for Digital Certificate and Token
The following package deals are available for obtaining the digital certificate and token required for e-filing:
No
Type of Package
Price (RM)
(inclusive of 6% GST)
(1)
New certificate / renewal of certificate + new token
(valid for 2 years)
220
(2)
Renewal of certificate using existing token (valid for 2 years)
180
(3)
New certificate / renewal of certificate + new token
(valid for 1 year)
160
(4)
Renewal of certificate using existing token (valid for 1 year)
120
(4) Additional Information
For more information about e-filing and related matters, please refer to the attached user guide entitled "Standard Operating Procedure", and to the FAQ page here
Should you have any enquiries regarding the digital certificate and token, please contact Augmented Technology Sdn Bhd by telephone at 03-8926 0550, or by email at ec-support@aug-tech.com.
Thank you.

Roger Chan Weng Keng
Secretary
Malaysian Bar
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Malaysia-The Malaysian Bar-Guangxi Lawyers Association Legal Training Exchange Programme 2017 (August 2017)

The Malaysian Bar-Guangxi Lawyers Association Legal Training Exchange Programme 2017 (August 2017)






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Circular No 137/2017
Dated 6 July 2017
To Members of the Malaysian Bar
The Malaysian Bar-Guangxi Lawyers Association Legal Training Exchange Programme 2017 (August 2017)
The Malaysian Bar ("MB") and the Guangxi Lawyers Association ("GLA") will jointly organise a legal training exchange programme ("LTEP") in August 2017, in the spirit of collaboration and mutual support, as expressed in the Memorandum of Understanding entered into on 10 Nov 2016.
The LTEP is a reciprocal legal training exchange programme for lawyers from both Malaysia and Guangxi, China, where eligible Members of the Malaysian Bar will be hosted by Guangxi law firms from 1 to 12 Aug 2017. 
Subsequently, Malaysian law firms will host participants from Guangxi for a similar duration, from 15 to 26 Aug 2017. 
About the Programme
A brief summary of the programme follows below:
(1) The LTEP is firm-based, with law firms from both countries sending and receiving participants to and from their respective firms.
(2) Participation is limited to only six Members each from MB and GLA.
(3) The medium of training will be English.
(4) Host firms are responsible for their own training programme, which should be developed based on the practice areas of the participants they are hosting.
(5) Participants are required to prepare a report on the training that they have undergone, and to submit it to their respective Bar associations on the final day of their training.
Cost
Participating firms will bear the expenses for each participant they play host to, including the costs of accommodation, food, and training.  Participants will pay for their own airfare, local transport and incidental expenses.
How to Apply
To register, please submit the following information by email to Kenneth Ang, Special Projects and International Liaison Director, at kenneth@malaysianbar.org.my, on or before 14 July 2017 (Friday):
Law Firm
(1) Name and address of law firm;
(2) Details of person in charge, including email address and daytime contact number.
Member of the Bar
(1) Full name;
(2) Bar Council membership number;
(3) Name and address of law firm;
(4) Email address; and
(5) Telephone number.
Should you have any enquiries, please contact Kenneth Ang by email at kenneth@malaysianbar.org.my.
Thank you.

Roger Chan Weng Keng
Secretary
Malaysian Bar
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Asean Law Alert

Asean Law Alert





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MALAYSIACORPORATE & COMMERCIALNEWS
Shamsubahrin freed, wins Appeal in NFCorp-related Case
KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 (Bernama) - Businessman Shamsubahrin Ismail today won his appeal in the High Court against conviction and sentencing over cheating and money laundering related to National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd.
MALAYSIACRIMINAL LAWNEWS
Gardener gets a Year's Jail for having Daesh Images in Cellphone
KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 (Bernama) - A gardener today received 12 months' jail sentence after he pleaded guilty in court to having 20 images related to the Daesh terror group in his mobile phone, last year.
MALAYSIAGENERALNEWS
No Waiver allowed on BM Requirement for Civil Service Jobs - DPM
PUTRAJAYA, July 5 (Bernama) - There shall be no waiving of the Bahasa Melayu pass requirement for any job in the civil service, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.
MALAYSIAGENERALNEWS
Ban on Movement of Dogs, Cats from Sarawak
KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 (Bernama) - The Veterinary Services Department has imposed a ban on the movement of dogs and cats from Sarawak to peninsular Malaysia following an outbreak of rabies in the Serian district of Sarawak.
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT LAWNEWS
EPF relaxes ACC 2 Withdrawal Terms for Education Loan Repayment
KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 (Bernama) - Effective July 21, more than 70,000 Employees Provident Fund (EPF) contributors can use their savings from Account 2 to settle the balance of their education loans, irrespective of their loan agreement dates.
MALAYSIACORPORATE & COMMERCIALJUDGMENTS
First Prompt Sdn Bhd v Arah Majujaya Sdn Bhd
Date: 02 Jun 2017; Court: High Court of Sabah & Sarawak; Citation: Civil Suit No. BKI-12BNCvC-7/10-2016; Source: High Court of Sabah and Sarawak
MALAYSIAEMPLOYMENT LAWJUDGMENTS
Kesatuan Pekerja-Pekerja Percetakan Nasional Malaysia Berhad Semenanjung Malaysia (KPPPNMBSM) v Percetakan Nasional Malaysia Berhad (PNMB) (Malay)
Date: 20 Jun 2017; Court: Industrial Court; Citation: Award No. 892 of 2017; Source: Industrial Court
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Malaysia-Bursaries Available | Monash University Master of Laws Programme

Bursaries Available | Monash University Master of Laws Programme





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Circular No 138/2017
Dated 6 July 2017


Issued by: Roger Chan Weng Keng, Secretary, Malaysian Bar


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