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Capital Markets

Legal Insights Issue 1/2017, April 2017 – “BURSA MALAYSIA’S PROPOSED (NEW) MARKET”
The writers’ highlight some salient features of Malaysia’s proposed new share market.

Legal Insights 02/2016, June 2016 – “Malaysia’s Match Making Industry is Open for Business”
The writer examines the Securities.

Consumer Law

Legal Insights 03/2016, September 2016 – “Now Everyone Can Fly, With Less Headaches!”
A review of the Malaysian Aviation Consumer Protection Code 2016

Corporate Advisory 

Legal Insights Issue 1/2017, April 2017 – “THE REVIVAL OF ULTRA VIRES?”The writers’ re-examined the doctrine of ultra vires.

Legal Insights Issue 1/2017, April 2017 – “BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE”A discussion of the duties of a nominee director under the Companies Act 2016.

Legal Insights 03/2016, September 2016 - “A Review of the Companies Act 2016 Part 2”
This article focuses on the requirements pertaining to the dispensation of annual general meetings and to member’s written resolutions.

Legal Insights 02/2016, June 2016 - “Out With The Old, In With The New “
This article highlights the key changes under Company Bill 2015.

Legal Insights 02/2016, June 2016 - “Fair Reward For An Honest Year's Work”
The writer discusses ways to mitigate the risk of non-executive directors being deprived of directors’ remuneration.

Environmental Law

Legal Insights 01/2016, March 2016 – “One (Baby) Step At A Time”
The writer discusses the Paris Agreement.

Dispute Resolution

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Arbitration (International & Domestic)

Legal Insights 02/2016, June 2016 – “To-May-Toes, To-Mah-Toes But Not When It Comes to Seat in Arbitration”
A commentary on Government of India v Petrocon India Limited [2016] 3 MLJ 435

Anti-Corruption Law

Legal Insights 01/2016, March 2016 – “The Force Awakens"
The writer discusses the proposal to introduce corporate criminal liability for corruption in Malaysia

Bankruptcy / Insolvency

Legal Insights 04/2016, December 2016 – “Revamping the Bankruptcy”
The writer provides an overview of the Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2016

Legal Insights 03/2016, September 2016 – “Corporate Insolvency, Corporate Rehabilitation and Receivership”
The writer explains highlight the main changes to the corporate insolvency and rehabilitation procedures under the Companies Act 2016

Legal Insights 02/2016, June 2016 – “Is The Time Frame Rule in Rule 30(2) Immutable”
The writer explains the Federal Court’s decision on Rule 30(2) of the Companies (Winding-Up) Rules 1972

Civil Procedure

Legal Insights Issue 1/2017, April 2017 – “COURT RULES IN FAVOUR OF HOUSE”
A case on the registration of a foreign judgment for gambling debts.

Legal Insights 04/2016, December 2016 – “A Remedy for Transgression – A Global Discussion”
The writer considers the tort of misfeasance in public office

Legal Insights 01/2016, March 2016 – “One Step Forward, Half-A-Step Back”
The writer analyses the Deepa interfaith custody battle

Legal Insights 03/2016, September 2016 – “YouveBeenServed”
The writer explores the service of legal process in the digital realm.

Legal Insights 01/2016, March 2016 – “The Champion Arrives”
The writer explains the adoption action.

Compliance

Legal Insights 04/2016, December 2016 – “Powers to Forfeit – A Civil Standard for Criminal Conduct”
The writer explains the power of forfeiture under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001

Construction and Engineering

Legal Insights Issue 1/2017, April 2017 – “DELAY AND DISRUPTION PROTOCOL (MALAYSIAN SUPPLEMENT)”
An overview of the Delay and Disruption Protocol (Malaysian Supplement).

Corporate Litigation

Legal Insights 03/2016, September 2016 – “The Coke Light of Injunctions Hollyoake v Candy”
The writer explains the notification injunction

Defamation

Legal Insights 03/2016, September 2016 - “Court Upholds Right to Criticise Public Administration - Utusan Melayu v Adnan Yaakob”
The writer discuss explain a landmark decision by the Court of Appeal

Legal Insights 01/2016, March 2016 – “Is Uploading Sufficient Proof of Publication”
The writer discuss a defamation case arising from an article published on the internet

Employment & Industrial Relations 

Legal Insights 02/2016, June 2016 – “Union Buster Busted”
The writer explains a recent “union-busting” case

Legal Insights 04/2016, December 2016 – “Of Priests, Prisoners and Petrol Station Attendants”
The writer examines the recent developments in the law of vicarious liability in the United Kingdom.

Insurance

Legal Insights 04/2016, December 2016 – “Don’t Cover Up, It’ll Blow Your Cover”
The writer discuss the changes to pre-contractual duty of disclosure for insurance contracts in United Kingdom and Malaysia

Shipping Law

Legal Insights 01/2016, March 2016 – “Switch At Your Own Risk”
The writer discusses the perils of releasing cargo against ‘switch’ bills of lading

Statutory Interpretation

Legal Insights 04/2016, December 2016 – “The development of Statutory”
The writer examines some significant statutory adjudication

Tort

Legal Insights 04/2016, December 2016 – “A Remedy for Transgression – A Global Discussion”
The writer considers the tort of misfeasance in public office

Legal Insights 01/2016, March 2016 – “One Step Forward, Half-A-Step Back”
The writer analyses the Deepa interfaith custody battle

Legal Insights 01/2016, March 2016 – “The Champion Arrives”
The writer explains the adoption action.

Transportation Law

Legal Insights Issue 1/2017, April 2017 – “THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A FREE RIDE”
A discussion about the legal issues arising from ride-hailing services.

Trade Remedies

Legal Insights Issue 1/2017, April 2017 – “TRADE WARS: A NEW HOPE?”
A commentary on the first judicial review of a decision under the Safeguards Act 2006.

Shipping and Employment

Legal Insights Issue 1/2017, April 2017 – “THE SEAFARERS’ BILL OF RIGHTS”
The writer highlights the key amendments to the Merchant Shipping Ordinance 1952.

Intellectual Property

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Biotechnology

The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Pharmaceutical Advertising 2008
This article appeared in the 2008 edition of The International Comparative Legal Guide to: Pharmaceutical Advertising; published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.

Copyright Advisory & Disputes

Legal Insights 02/2016, June 2016 – “A Snippet of Fairness”
This article explains about the Case on Google Books and the Google Library Project

Patents Advisory & Disputes

Legal Insights 02/2016, June 2016 – “Curtains for Roller Shutter Patent”
The writer discusses a significant patent decision on dependent claims

Trademarks Advisory & Disputes

Legal Insights 03/2016, September 2016 – “Pokémon Go-Lympics”
Strategic Advertisers’ Dream or Brand Owners’ Nightmare?

Legal Insights 03/2016, September 2016 – “Anti-Counterfeiting Measures in Malaysia”
The writer explains the tools to fight counterfeiters.

Legal Insights 01/2016, March 2016 – “The Lookalikes”
The writer writes about homogeneous packaging of tobacco products.

Legal Insights 01/2016, March 2016 – “Kit Kat Needs A Break”
The writers discuss about another battle in the chocolate war between Nestlé and Cadbury

PERSONAL DATA AND PROTECTION LAWS (PDPA)

Legal Insights Issue 1/2017, April 2017 – “AN OVERVIEW OF THE DEVELOPMENTS IN PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION”
A review of the developments in Data Protection Laws in Malaysia since 2013.

Landmark Case Series

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Legal Insights 02/2016, June 2016- Turning The Tables on Perpetrators of Sexual Harassment
The writer examines the ground breaking retention of title case

Legal Insights 01/2016, March 2016 – “The Perfect Antidote”
The writer explains the introduction of the tort of sexual harassment in Malaysia

 

 

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ACCOLADES & AWARDS

Skrine Retains Who’s Who Legal Accolade for Malaysia

On 15th May 2017, the Who’s Who Global Awards was held in London, United Kingdom and Skrine was conferred the Award:

Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2017

Skrine previously received this Award in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

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SKRINE clinches top honours at ALB Malaysia Malaysia Law Awards 2017

On 6th April 2017, the Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards was held and SKRINE was named

Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2017

SKRINE also bagged 5 other awards

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Asialaw Profiles 2017

The Asialaw Profiles has ranked Skrine as Outstanding Firm and particularly highlighting the following practice areas:

Outstanding Firm

  • Competition & Antitrust
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Intellectual Property
  • IT, Telco & Media
  • Project & Infrastructure

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