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MWKA at the “STAMPS, Digital Franking System (“DFS”) and Technical Issues” Talk 2018

MahWengKwai & Associates recently attended a talk which was entitled: “STAMPS, Digital Franking System (“DFS”) and Technical Issues” which was held on the 9th October 2018 at the Selangor Bar Auditorium which was located at No. 41A, Jalan Bola Jaring, 13/15, Section 13, Shah Alam, 40100, Shah Alam, Selangor. The talk was led by Tuan…

MWKA at the Johore Bar Seminar on Wills, Probate, LA and SEDA

The Johore Bar forwarded their invitation to the Kuala Lumpur Bar Council – Corporate & Conveyancing Practice Committee (“KLBC CCPC”) to deliver a seminar on Wills, Probate, LA and SEDA for one day on the 11th October 2018 at the Johore Bar Council Auditorium located at the Johore Bar building, No. 5, Jalan Tun Abdul…

MWKA at LEVEL UP KL 2018

LEVEL UP KL is an annual conference organised by the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (“MDEC”) that brings together local and international game developers, providing a platform for industry players to interact and learn from one another as well as raising the bar of game development in Southeast Asia. This year, the event was held from…

4 Challenges of Litigation from a Layperson’s Perspective

1.       How to choose a lawyer
Choosing a lawyer may feel like a challenging process for many people and indeed, it might be. Almost every one of us, at one point or another, may find ourselves in a situation where one may require the services of a lawyer, be it to handle a real estate transaction,…

Money Laundering, Real Estate and the Legal Profession

This article intends to address the effect and consequences of money laundering over real estate and the legal profession in Malaysia. The flow of this article will be to extract the finer points of money laundering and how it usually comes into play; before cross-referring with real estate and the legal profession. Effectively, this write-up…

The Basics of Defamation Law in Malaysia

The law presumes that a person is of good character, unless proven otherwise. If a statement is made about a person which is defamatory and affects the reputation of that person in the eyes of the public, that person may have a claim for defamation against the maker of that defamatory statement.
The applicable legislation for…

MWKA at the International Malaysian Law Conference 2018-Part 2

The International Malaysian Law Conference (“IMLC”) has come and gone. After four (4) days of intense and interesting discussions, debates and dialogues, we say goodbye to yet another successful Malaysian-Bar-curated-conference. Below is a summary web report of MahWengKwai & Associates (“MWKA”) at the IMLC 2018.
Title: “The FinTech Legality: Stay Ahead of the Curve”
Day 2 International…

Contract of Service or Contract for Services? (Part 2)

In our previous article (“The Difference Between Contract of Service and Contract for Services”)(Part 1), we commented on the differences between a Contract of Service and a Contract for Services. In this second article of the same series, we will apply the principles discussed in Part 1 in a few hypothetical situations to determine the…

Emerging Sports and Sports Law

 
Sports has always been an important aspect of Malaysian culture. The love and spirit for sports will always be something embedded in every Malaysian’s soul. It also brings us together as one nation when we cheer on our nation’s athletes. Who could forget how we were glued to the screen, watching and sometimes screaming our…

The difference between contract of service and contract for services (Part 1)

There is a constant debate about a contract of service and a contract for services. While the difference in that phrase is a mere exchange of words of, “of” and “for”, there is a huge difference in the meaning.
Briefly, a contract of service is an agreement (whether orally or in writing) binding on parties who…

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