Section 114A, Evidence Act 1950: Its Impact on Your Business

I will be speaking at Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers’ (FMM) event on 114A below.

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Understand the impact of Section 114A on your business and learn about network security and content filtering to protect your business.
Date : October 30, 2012
Time : 08:30 AM – 02:00 PM
Venue : Kuala Lumpur – Wisma FMM, Bandar Sri Damansara
Country : Malaysia

– Provides free Wi-Fi in its premise
– Opens its website to public comments, e.g. online forums
– Has e-commerce sites
– Engages with customers via social networks e.g. Facebook, Twitter and blogs
– Allows your employees to access, from office computers, social media sites or post comments on public forums

CEOs, Managing Directors, General Managers, IT Managers

Tuesday, 30 October 2012 | 8.30 am – 2.30 pm
Wisma FMM, No. 3 Persiaran Dagang PJU 9, Bandar Sri Damansara, 52200 Kuala Lumpur


08:30 Registration
09:00 Opening Remarks
by YBhg Datuk Paul Low
FMM Vice President
Session 1: About Section 114A
09:10 Section 114A of Evidence Act, 1950
by Mr Lim Chee Wee
President, Malaysian Bar
09:40 Government’s Perspective of Section 114A Evidence Act 1950
by Attorney General’s Chambers*
10:10 Questions & Answers
10:30 Networking Coffee Break
Session 2: Section 114A and Your Business
10:50 Section 114A and My Business
by Mr Jahabar Sadiq
CEO, Malaysian Insider
11:20 Section 114A and Social Media Tools
by Mr Foong Cheng Leong,
Co-Chairman, KL Bar Information Technology Committee
11:50 Questions & Answer
Session 3: Protecting Your IT Network Against Section 114A Violations
12:10 Preventing Violations Against Section 114A Through Secured Cloud Gateway
by Mr KY Lee, Regional Director-ASEAN,Zscaler
12:40 Regain Visibility and Control – How to securely manage your workforce
by Mr Victor Lo, Senior Regional Manager, Technical Services, Trend Micro Inc.
13:10 Questions & Answer
13:30 Lunch / End of Programme

* invited

FMM Members: RM 200  |  Non-Members: RM 260
Includes lunch and refreshments


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Event: International Malaysia Law Conference 2012

I will be speaking at the International Malaysia Law Conference 2012 on 26 September 2012 on the topic “Damned if you do, damned if you don’t: Social media add a new dimension to online advertising, marketing and brand integrity“. The other speakers are:

1. Lau Kok Keng, Partner, Rajah & Tann LLP, Singapore,
2. Sharon Tan, Advocate & Solicitor, Zaid Ibrahim & Co
3. Alex Charlton QC, 4 Pump Court, London

The session will be moderated by Deepak C. Pillai, Advocate & Solicitor, Haryati Deepak.

For brochure of the event, please click here. As for the programme structure, please click here.

Let’s Get hIP 2012

I will be moderating this talk on recent substantive changes in the arena of Intellectual Property (“IP”) legislation and case law, which include “Safe Harbour” provisions, registration of works and its impact on protection and enforcement, expedited registration process, new mechanisms in enforcing a Trade Description Order (“TDO”), introduction/revisions to procedural steps in protection of registrable IP rights, and many others.

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Siri Pemikiran Kritis | Section 114A of the Evidence Act 1950

I will be speaking at this event jointly organised by the Bar Council National Young Lawyers Committee, Malaysian Centre for Constitutionalism and Human Rights (“MCCHR”) and Centre for Independent Journalism (“CIJ”).

Topic: Section 114A of the Evidence Act 1950
Date: 11 Aug 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00 am
Venue: Raja Aziz Addruse Auditorium, First Floor, Bar Council, No 15 Leboh Pasar Besar, 50050 Kuala Lumpur

The purpose and intent of the forum is to have a general and critical discussion on the operation of section 114A, which was inserted by the Evidence (Amendment) (No. 2) Act 2012.

The forum will feature Faisal Moideen, Member of the Bar and Former Protection Assistant of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (“UNHCR”); Foong Cheng Leong, Member of the Bar, Co-Chairperson of the KL Bar Information Technology Committee and blogger; K Shanmuga, Member of the Bar, one of the founders of LoyarBurok and a mover for UndiMsia; and Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah, member of UMNO Supreme Council, Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Higher Education and Member of Parliament. The session will be moderated by Mahaletchumi Balakrishnan, Member of the Bar and former Co-Deputy Chairperson of the Bar Council Constitutional Law Committee.

Conference on Employment & Labour Laws

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