Restraint of Trade v Restrict of Trade

Written by Richard Wee, Fatin Ismail and Tai Sher Lynn Can my employer stop me from entering into a contract with a competitor company due to a contractual clause? More often than not in contracts…

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National Industry Environmental, Social & Governance Framework (i-ESG)

In recent months, the Ministry of Investment Trade and Industry (“MITI”) introduced the National Industry Environmental, Social & Governance Framework (i-ESG). This is an active step taken by the government in embracing ESG. Between the years of 2024 to 2026, the ‘Just Transition’ phase aims to support industries to embark on the ESG journey by providing guidelines, capacity building and outreach programmes, mentoring and financing.

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Rights of Gig Workers in Malaysia

In Malaysia, the population of gig workers almost doubles the global average at 26% of the labour force. Their work can often be directed as non-traditional, short-term and self-employed. Gig worker’s unique work arrangement often gives them the leverage of flexibility and choice of work.

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Right to Life or Punishment of Offender?

Written by Richard Wee, Fatin Ismail, Ng Chin Yang and Lim Zhi Ying Introduction In Malaysia’s journey towards reforming the policies of mandatory death penalty and life imprisonment, two Acts, namely, the Abolition of Mandatory…

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Amendments to the Penal Code 2023

Written by Richard Wee and Fatin Ismail  The new amendment for the Penal Code went through the first reading on 4 April 2023. The Bill seeks to amend the Penal Code to substitute and remove certain sections in…

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Ready, Set, Go: Safe Sport Code

Written by Richard Wee, Fatin Ismail and Nurul Athirah Ja’afar Introduction On 15 March 2023, the Ministry of Youth and Sports recently published its first edition of the Safe Sports Code, also known as “Kod…

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Sports Law: Gene Editing, The New Doping in Sports?

Copyright by LexisNexis Malaysia Sdn Bhd. Reproduced with permission of LexisNexis Malaysia Sdn Bhd. By Richard Wee, Fatin Ismail, Kimberly Chan and Tee Jae Ei In a previous article Deep Dive into Gene-Editing, we have given a brief but…

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