Allied Health Professions Act 2016

Introduction  The Allied Health Professions Act 2016 (“AHPA”) which was gazetted in the year 2016 came into force on 1st July 2020. The AHPA aims to regulate certain allied health professions which were previously largely unregulated. The AHPA establishes the Malaysian Allied Health Professions Council (“Council”) whose main functions include the registration of allied health … Read more

Covid-19 – Pelan Jana Semula Ekonomi Negara (“PENJANA”)

covid-19 penjana ekonomi

On 5 June 2020, the Prime Minister unveiled the Pelan Jana Semula Ekonomi Negara (PENJANA) amounting to RM35 billion, aimed at restoring the country’s economy in the short term following the Covid-19 outbreak. The Government proposes to address the Covid-19 challenges through 6 main approaches: Resolve; Resilience; Starting Over; Restart; Recovery; Revitalise; and Reorder. PENJANA … Read more

Corporate Rescue Mechanisms: Considerations for Creditors [Part 2 of a 2 Part Series]

The first part of this series dealt with the Corporate Voluntary Arrangement(“CVA”), one of two corporate rescue mechanisms under the Companies Act 2016 (“Act”). The second rescue mechanism for which the relevant provisions are set out in Part III Division 8 Subdivision 2 of the Act (“Subdivision 2”) and the Companies (Corporate Rescue Mechanism) Rules … Read more

Corporate Rescue Mechanisms: Considerations for Creditors [Part 1 of a 2 Part Series]

In an environment where cash flow and liquidity challenges will likely threaten most enterprises, it seems almost inevitable that some will seek the protections afforded by the corporate rescue mechanisms under the Companies Act 2016 (“Act”) namely, corporate voluntary arrangement and judicial management.  CORPORATE VOLUNTARY ARRANGEMENT (“CVA”) Introduction The provisions concerning CVA are set out … Read more

RDL’s Healthcare E-Dialogue Series #2: Covid-19 and Technology – Friend or Foe?

The emergence of the novel coronavirus has forced many to embrace online technology in order to continue operating in these times. To this end, there has been an understandable call for the practice of medicine to operate in different modalities; telehealth advancement, there are also risks and potential pitfalls when embracing technology. In this session, … Read more

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