RDL ranked in Tier 1 of Media Law International – 2021 edition

For the 6th year running, the firm has been ranked in Tier 1 of the Malaysian chapter of Media Law International, a publication that is the “specialist guide to the world’s leading firms for media law”.   Media Law International editors said: “Raja, Darryl & Loh leads the market with its media law specialisation. With particular expertise … Read more

Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2020: What Employers Should Know

The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2020 (“Amendment Act”) which seeks to amend the Industrial Relations Act 1967 (“IRA”) was gazetted on 20.2.2020.  Following notification in the Gazette (PU(B) 695) on 21.12.2020, certain provisions of the said Amendment Act have come into operation on 1.1.2021.   A summary of some salient changes to the IRA which would … Read more

Recognition for RDL in Chambers and Partners-Asia Pacific & Chambers and Partners-Fintech

In the 2021 edition of Chambers and Partners-Asia Pacific, the firm is recognised/ranked in the following practice areas: Competition/Antitrust Corporate/M&A Dispute Resolution Employment & Industrial Relations Intellectual Property Tax Technology, Media & Telecoms In addition, the following partners have achieved rankings in the following practice areas: Chew Phye Keat – Competition/Antitrust; Intellectual Property Ng Sai Yeang – … Read more

Electronic Signatures – A Viable Alternative to Physical Signatures?

The use of e-signatures has become increasingly popular due to the growth in electronic commerce and advancements in technology which propel the idea to go paperless. However, e-signatures do not seem to have been prevalent outside the arena of e-commerce.  One of the major concerns of using e-signatures in legal transactions is whether documents signed … Read more

Raja Eileen Soraya – Among Asia Pacific’s Top 100

Experienced litigator Raja Eileen Soraya Raja Aman has been ranked by Benchmark Litigation as being among the “Top 100 of Women in Litigation” in the Asia Pacific region.  She joins a list of only 9 women litigators from Malaysia who made it to the list. Benchmark Litigation said: “The extensive research process used in the … Read more

Latest Rankings by Asialaw Profiles

asialaw 2020

We are happy to announce that in the 2021 publication of AsiaLaw Profiles, the firm has been accorded the top ranking of “Outstanding” for the practice area of Construction.  The complete list of RDL’s rankings in the following practice areas/industry sectors is as follows:  OUTSTANDING Construction HIGHLY RECOMMENDED Competition/Antitrust Dispute Resolution Labour & Employment Tax  … Read more

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

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