Raja, Darryl & Loh tackles the impact of the Anti-Fake News Act 2018

​Raja Eileen Soraya, our Media Law partner, and Tong Lai Ling, our Technology, Multimedia & Telecommunications Law partner, will conduct an in-house forum to discuss the impact of the Anti-Fake News Act 2018. Title: “True or False…”Date: 2nd May 2018 (Wednesday)Time: 10.00am – 12.30pmVenue: Raja, Darryl & Loh, Seminar Room – 16th Floor, Wisma Sime … Read more

Amendments to the Bankruptcy Act 1967

The new Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2017, which came into force on 6th October 2017, has renamed the existing Bankruptcy Act 1967 as the “Insolvency Act 1967”. The new Act will bring about significant changes to the law and, along with these, possible uncertain ramifications. In general, the changes provide increased protection for individual debtors, by … Read more

Federal Court: Liability of A Private Hospital

Decision of the Federal Court on Liability of A Private Hospital Partners Darryl Goon and Raja Eileen Soraya together with Senior Associate Joni Jacqueline Benedict successfully reversed the finding of liability against a private hospital for the negligence of a doctor who practised there as an independent contractor. The hospital’s liability involved arguments relating to … Read more

International Intellectual Property

Partner Chew Phye Keat has co-authored the chapter on “Proposal for a PAN-ASEAN Trademark Registration: A Case for the Practical Application of the Interoperability Principle” in a new book titled “International Intellectual Property and the ASEAN Way”. Professor Stacey Dogan of the Boston University School of Law has this to say about the book: “The … Read more

Cryptocurrency Exchanges

Cryptocurrency Exchanges To Be Designated As Reporting Institutions & New Requirement For Banking And Money Services Business It has been reported that Bank Negara Malaysia will designate persons converting cryptocurrencies into fiat money currencies as “reporting institutions” under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001. The Governor of Bank Negara … Read more

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