Asia ADR Week 2019

The firm was the media partner for Asia ADR Week 2019 on 27-29 June 2019, organised by the Asian International Arbitration Centre (“AIAC”). This year’s theme – the Kintsukuroi Perspective, inspired by the Japanese art of mending broken pottery, focuses on the role of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) as the gold-dusted lacquer mending the imperfections and challenges […]

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What you should know before engaging an Influencer to promote your brand

In the entertainment world, talent contracts are utilized by companies to engage the services of individuals (entertainers, artistes or social media influencers) to promote their brand or products. You often see product placements featuring your favourite artiste or entertainer plastered across social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, or in advertisements. These types of […]

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5 Things About Privacy Laws in Malaysia

The recent sex video scandal allegedly involving a prominent politician has raised interesting questions about privacy laws in Malaysia. Can sensitive and private information about anyone be shared without repercussions? Malaysian authorities such as the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) have gone to the extent of warning the public to stop spreading such videos. […]

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Start-Up Fundraising in Malaysia: Early Stages and Pitfalls

Over the past couple of years, we have seen the start-up scene in Malaysia boom and grow vibrantly. The ever-changing market presents plenty of opportunities for start-ups to thrive, we see more promising start-ups emerging, and existing start-ups scaling up and growing bigger. In this article, we discuss the issue of fundraising for early-stage start-ups, and we […]

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