This seminar will highlight, the procedures for filing the relevant documents and cause papers in court, case law relevant to the points of discussion, in depth analysis of the changes introduced vide the new bankruptcy laws and procedures on the Winding Up of Companies.
Datuk Abdul Rahman Putra bin Dato’ Haji Taha, Director General of Insolvency
Datuk Abdul Rahman Putra graduated from University of Canterbury, New Zealand and began his career in the Judicial and Legal Service as a Magistrate in 1985. He held various posts in the Attorney General's Chambers and served various governmental agencies as Deputy Public Prosecutor with the Anti-Corruption Agency (now known as Malaysia Anti-Corruption Commission), the State Legal Adviser of Melaka, Legal Adviser for Islamic Development Department (JAKIM), Deputy Public Prosecutor with the Securities Commission and State Legal Adviser of Johor. He was also appointed as the Director of Examination, Certificate of Legal Practice before being appointed as the Director General of Insolvency (DGI) on 1 April 2016. He heads the Department of Insolvency and is the designated government official in the administration of bankruptcy in Malaysia.
Gavin Jay Anand Jayapal, Principal, Gavin Jayapal
Gavin is a graduate of the University of Leeds and was called to the degree of the Utter Bar of the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. His area of practice involves solely on litigation and arbitration. Gavin has handled numerous contentious disputes, at all hierarchies of the Malaysian Judiciary. He is listed as a speaker for the Malaysian Bar and has delivered (and continues to deliver) lectures for the Malaysian Bar's Continuing Professional Development scheme, pertaining to company law.
Chan Kok Keong, Partner, Shook Lin & Bok
Kok Keong joined Shook Lin & Bok in 1998 as an associate and became a partner in 2004. His area of specialty is Banking & Finance Litigation. In this area, he regularly acts for financial institutions and corporations in cases of recovery (conventional and Islamic financing), enforcement and security realisation (land, shares and maritime vessels) and insolvency practice (company liquidation, bankruptcies and receiverships). He has also acted in cases of maritime vessel ownership disputes, recovery of compensation for professional negligence, fraud and misappropriation of assets, land acquisition, recovery of property seized/forfeited under anti-money laundering/terrorism financing/drug offence related laws and disputes involving commercial financing instruments. He also speaks at conferences/in house events and conducts legal workshops.
Alex Chang Huey Wah, Managing Partner, Alex Chang & Co.
Alex Chang obtained his Bachelor of Laws from Queen Mary College. He is now the managing partner of Alex Chang & Co. He was involved in the following publications, inter alia, The Companies Winding Up Handbook, published by the Malayan Law Journal; Footprints of a Judge's Journey Through Mother Earth published by the Malaysian Current Law Journal; and the Recommended Practice Guide - Minutes Writing, published by MAICSA. His Winding Up Handbook was frequently referred to by the courts as reference material. Alex has been delivering talks in seminars and workshops organised by the Bar Council of Malaysia, the Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Johor, Pahang, Perak Bar Committee, Sabah Law Association, Advocates Association of Sarawak, Malaysian Institute of Accountants and Chartered Secretaries Malaysia.
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