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IAM Patents 2017 Rankings

Date: 8 June 2017

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Delighted to be recognized yet again by IAM Patent 1000 as the world’s leading patent professionals 2017. IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals recommends those it considers to be the leaders in the field: only those delivering top-quality patent services make the cut. To see full list of rankings, please go to: http://www.iam-media.com/Patent1000/Rankings/Detail.aspx?g=96b61a50-bbc4-43f4-bee1-79e85c32561f


T&P BreakfastTAPS – Key Highlights of the Companies Bill 2015

Date: 10 August 2016

Venue: Tay & Partners Kuala Lumpur


An exclusive breakfast talk was organised by Tay & Partners on 10 August 2016. Our partner and speaker Ms. Teo Wai Sum shared the key highlights of the Companies Bill 2015 which was anticipated to come into force by the middle of 2017 in Malaysia. While enjoying their breakfast, our invitees from different business sectors, engaged in interactive discussion and shared their valuable experience.


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UM Law Career Convention

Date: 26 April 2016

Venue: Faculty of Law, University of Malaya


Tay & Partners was invited by The Law Society of the Faculty of Law, University of Malaya to be a part of their annual Law Career Convention. The Convention was the avenue for participating organisations to recruit prospective job seekers, chambering pupils and attachment students to join their distinguished team. It was targeted to engage participants mainly made up of undergraduates and postgraduates who were currently pursuing law, be it here in Malaysia or worldwide.


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Antitrust in Asia

Date: 25 April 2015

Venue: Singapore


Our Managing Partner, Mr. Tay Beng Chai attended this second edition of the Antitrust in Asia conference which was held in Singapore, on April 25, 2016, jointly organised by Concurrences Review, ESSEC Singapore and Sorbonne-Assas International Law School and discussed the latest antitrust developments in the ASEAN countries. The Panel Sponsors were Baker & McKenzie, White & Case, Linklaters, Clifford Chance and RBB. The media sponsor was PaRR.


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Talk on Fundamentals of Competition Law and Case Study on the MAS/AirAsia Case

Date: 30 March 2016

Venue: KL Bar Auditorium


Our partner, Wong Weng Yew and senior associate, Nicole Leong gave a talk on Fundamentals of Competition Law and Case Study on the MAS/AirAsia Case at a seminar organised by The KL Bar Young Lawyers Committee. The seminar was attended by members of the Bar.


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Invest Japan Symposium

Date: 15 March 2016

Venue: Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Kuala Lumpur


The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Malaysia has organised the “Invest Japan Symposium” on 15 March 2016 which was attended by our partners Chang Hong Yun, Wong Weng Yew and Mohd Khairil. The event which was officiated by the Minister of International Trade and Industry is to provide information on Japan's business and investment environment and to stimulate interest in doing business in Japan. The event featured prominent guest speakers, panelists and representatives from companies operating successfully in the Japan market.


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Chinese New Year Lou Sang Lunch

Date: 15 February 2016

Venue: China Treasures, Sime Darby Convention Centre


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Tay & Partners Wins for AirAsia

Date: 4 February 2016

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Tay & Partners represented AirAsia Berhad in a competition law appeal against a decision alleging market sharing between the budget airline and Malaysia Airlines System Berhad. Tay Beng Chai heads the team of Leonard Yeoh, Wong Weng Yew, Nicole Leong and Lynette Yee who secured a landmark victory decision before the Competition Appeal Tribunal which ruled that the Malaysia Competition Commission’s market sharing infringement decision and the financial penalty of MYR10 million must be set aside. This unanimous decision by the five-member tribunal marks the first decision delivered by the Competition Appeal Tribunal after the Competition Act 2010 came into force 4 years ago in Malaysia.


More news at the following links:
http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v8/bu/newsbusiness.php?id=1213174
http://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/nation/2016/02/04/tribunal-orders-rm10m-fines-returned-to-airasia-mas/
http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/02/125775/rm10m-fines-mas-and-airasia-overturned
http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/02/05/tribunal-sets-aside-rm10m-fine-panel-allows-airasia-and-mas-appeal-and-orders-mycc-to-refund-money/


Meeting with Russian Delegation

Date: 6 November 2015

Venue: National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia


Our partner, Mr. Leonard Yeoh attended a meeting organised by National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia with some Russian businessmen who are looking to expanding businesses with the ASEAN countries. About 10 Russian companies from the mineral, media, ceramic, construction and manufacturing sectors were involved in the meeting


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Business Tea Talk & Network

Date: 29 October 2015

Venue: EXIM Bank Malaysia


Our Managing Partner, Mr. Tay Beng Chai moderated the open discussion on a talk themed “Going Global” at a business tea talk jointly organised by Malaysian International Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MICCI) and EXIM Bank Malaysia. The talk was aim to provide an avenue for members and corporate guests of MICCI and EXIM Bank Malaysia to meet, share and exchange views on matters concerning business and the economy, particularly on useful tips and elements in expanding businesses across borders. En Baharuddin Muslim, the Vice President of Corporate Banking for Exim Bank presented the topic of “Business and Economic Outlook” and the founder and the Executive Chairman of Silverlake Axis Ltd, Mr Goh Peng Ooi presented to the attendees the topic of “Going Global – The Experience Journey”.



T&P BreakfastTAPS – Introduction to Derivatives

Date: 28 October 2015

Venue: Tay & Partners Kuala Lumpur


Tay & Partners held an exclusive breakfast talk on 28 October 2015 for representatives from financial institutions and the banking industry sector. Our Corporate, Banking & Finance partner En. Mohd Khairil Ezane provided an overview of derivatives transactions in Malaysia and the related regulations. The talk covered the various types of derivatives products, related regulations, ISDA Master Service Agreements, Tahawwut Master Agreement and the latest case law applicable for derivative transactions. The attendees were treated to a scrumptious breakfast whilst sharing their valuable practical experience in dealing with local and international derivative transactions.


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T&P BreakfastTAPS – Intellectual Property

Date: 5 August 2015

Venue: Tay & Partners Kuala Lumpur


An exclusive breakfast talk was organised by Tay & Partners on 5 August 2015. Our partners and speakers Ms. Lee Lin Li and Ms. Lim Bee Yi shared the latest updates in Intellectual Property law, particularly in key areas of protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in Malaysia. While enjoying their breakfast, our invitees from different business sectors, engaged in interactive discussion and shared their valuable experience.


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T&P BreakfastTAPS – IR/Employment

Date: 24 June 2015

Venue: Tay & Partners Kuala Lumpur


An exclusive breakfast talk was organised by Tay & Partners on 24 June 2015. Our partner and speaker, Mr. Leonard Yeoh and the Labour & Employment team shared the latest updates in IR, particularly the procedures and laws governing Reductions In Force/Retrenchment. While enjoying their breakfast, our invitees from different business sectors, engaged in interactive discussion and shared their valuable experience.


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T&P BreakfastTAPS – Competition Law

Date: 26 May 2015

Venue: Tay & Partners Kuala Lumpur


An exclusive and first of many breakfast talk was organised by Tay & Partners on 26 May 2015. Our speaker Ms. Nicole Leong presented the latest updates on competition law and discussed selected case studies. While enjoying their breakfast, our invitees from different business sectors, engaged in interactive discussion and shared their valuable experience in relation to competition law in their relevant industry.


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Data Protection Summit

Date: 12 February 2015

Venue: Parkroyal Hotel Kuala Lumpur


Tay & Partners together with Bird & Bird had presented a half day seminar on Data Protection Summit on 12 February 2015 at Parkroyal Hotel Kuala Lumpur with 53 participants. The seminar provided an overview of the EU data protection regime which was presented by Mr. Gabriel Voisin from Bird & Bird UK and the recent developments in Asia Pacific data protection laws which was presented by Mr. Dharma Sadasivan from ATMD Bird & Bird Singapore. Our partners Ms. Lee Lin Li and Mr. Chang Hong Yun spoke on the Malaysian legislation with particular focus on the transfer of personal data overseas. The seminar also outlined the various ways in which companies should handle issues relating to the transfer of personal data overseas. The speakers also explained the challenges faced by data users.


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Expanding Your Business Across Borders

Date: 20 January 2015

Venue: Parkroyal Hotel Kuala Lumpur


Tay & Partners had presented a talk entitled “Expanding Your Business Across Borders” together with Bird & Bird and KK Advocates. Our speaker, Ms. Lee Lin Li was joined by Dr. Mark Abel and Mr. Graeme Payne from Bird & Bird UK, Dr. Sven-Michael Werner from Bird & Bird China and Mr. Justisiari Kusumah from KK Advocates Indonesia. The talk was held on 20 January 2015 at Parkroyal Hotel Kuala Lumpur with 60 participants. The seminar outlined the various ways in which franchising can be used as part of an international growth strategy and focused on the regulatory issues that are encountered on entering both the Chinese and Indonesian markets. The seminar also highlighted the challenges that Malaysian companies face when bringing foreign franchise concepts into Malaysia.


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25th Anniversary Dinner

Date: 13 November 2014

Venue: Neo Tamarind Kuala Lumpur


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Breakfast Briefing on Personal Data Protection

Date: 28 November 2013

Venue: Levain Boulangerie & Patisserie


As part of a series of sector specific briefings on the newly implemented Personal Data Protection Act 2010, a talk was held exclusively for a select group of Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association Malaysia (Rehda) members on 28 November 2013 at the Levain Boulangerie & Patisserie. The firm was pleased to have Dr Zainal Abidin, the Deputy Director General from the Personal Data Protection Department as its honorary speaker and the presence of Ms Noreen Iszani, the Head of Registration Unit. Our partners, Ms. Su Siew Ling and Ms. Cheah Chiew Lan, spoke on compliance and legal issues that affect property developers and there were exciting exchanges of questions and issues from the floor. We have put up brief information on the Act on our website.


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Clients’ Appreciation Dinner

Date: 22 November 2012

Venue: Hakka Republic Kuala Lumpur


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