Web Report: Metaverse & The Law

Written by Lim Chyi Ean Introduction In view of rapid technological development, the Metaverse has quickly grasped the attention of many. So, what exactly is the Metaverse, and how does the law come into play? On the…

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Sports Law : Sports Dispute Resolution Committee Regulations

Written by Richard Wee, Wong Zi Ying and Fatimah Az-Zahra  Introduction In 2018, the Sports Development Act 1997 (“the Act”) was amended by Parliament. Amongst its most prominent amendment, was the establishment of the Sports Dispute Committee (“SDC”) as per…

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Sports Law : Internal Procedure Resolution Regulations 2022

Written by Richard Wee, Wong Zi Ying and Fatimah Az-Zahra Introduction In Malaysia, the main legislation governing sports development and administration of sports is none other than the Sports Development Act 1997 (“the Act”) which was also recently amended in…

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The Proposed Artificial Intelligence Act

Written by Richard Wee and Fatimah Az-Zahra Introduction – What is AI? Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) at its core, is a form of technology used to digest large amounts of fed data and analyse them into output of patterns or…

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Key Changes to Small Estates (Distribution) Act 1955

Written by Fatin Ismail Introduction This article aims to list out the key changes made to the Small Estates (Distribution) Act 1955 (“Principal Act”) through the Small Estates (Distributions) (Amendment) Act 2022 (“Amendment Act”). Amendments and Additions to…

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The Metaverse and its Legal Issues

Written By Richard Wee, Fatin Ismail and Kimberly Chan. Assisted by Lim Chaw Zen Introduction This article is a summary attempt to understand the legal challenges of the new digital phenomenon, the Metaverse. The term “Metaverse” was first coined…

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Regulating Sports Technology

Written by Richard Wee, Saphna Ravichandran, Wong Zi Ying, Sophia Ismail. Introduction What is sports technology?  Technology in sports ranges from body techniques, traditional sports equipment used by athletes within competition, to performance enhancing machines, substances as well…

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E-doping in Esports

Written by Richard Wee, Chew Zhen Tao and Kimberly Chan Introduction It’s 2021, and statistics show that the global esports market yearly revenue is valued at approximately 1.08 billion U.S. dollars and forecasted to exceed 1.6 billion U.S. dollars in…

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Rights of Probationary Employees (Part 2)

Written by Richard Wee and Kimberly Chan  In our previous article, we looked at the characteristics and the law on Probationary Employment. In this article, we will be taking a look at the rights of a probationary employee with…

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Rights of Probationary Employees (Part 1)

Written by Richard Wee and Sophia Ismail Introduction What is a probationary employee? Odds are, you already know what it is. Many companies include a probationary period in their offer letters for employment. What this usually entails is a…

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Climate Litigation : A Change in Perspective

Written by Darren Lai, Sabrina Lee and Sophia Ismail Climate change is real. We can no longer brush it off as a myth. Apart from growing environmental activism, it is comforting that more corporations are taking the bull…

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