This session will focus on the following topics:
- Overview of the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 and proposed legislative changes;
- Strategies for personal data management; and
- Recent case studies from around the world and practical examples
(1) Members of the Bar:
- RM20 per webinar
- RM50 any three webinars
- RM100 any six webinars*
*Pay for six and get one free webinar
(2) Pupils in chambers and law students
- RM10 per webinar
- RM25 any three webinars
- RM50 any six webinars*
*Pay for six and get one free webinar
(3) Non-Members: RM60 per webinar
Irene Yong practises in the area of personal data protection and privacy laws, and provides information and data
management strategies and solutions, business practice and process reviews as well as template and document reviews for business enterprises. She has advised and conducted reviews and audits for various business enterprises, including financial institutions. She has presented many papers on personal data protection law and regularly conducts
training and workshops for clients and event organisers.
She also practises in all aspects of tax and revenue law advisory, structuring, planning, audits, investigations, dispute resolution (including advising taxpayers on the settlement of tax cases or in dealings with governmental authorities) and litigation (including tax appeals, declaratory proceedings, judicial review applications, civil suits, windings up, etc), sales tax, service tax, goods and services tax (“GST”), transfer pricing, income tax, real property gains tax, indirect taxes, stamp duty, taxation of oil and gas companies, tax incentives, trusts, and asset protection and planning. Irene has appeared as counsel for taxpayers before the GST Appeal Tribunal, the Special Commissioners of Income Tax, and the superior courts of Malaysia.
Irene has been recognised as a “Recommended Lawyer in Tax” by The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2012, 2014, 2019, 2020, and 2022) and as a “Recognised Practitioner in Tax” by Chambers Asia Pacific (2020–2022). She has been consistently recognised as a “Leading Advisor” by the International Tax Review (“ITR”) Tax Controversy Leaders (2013–2022) and Indirect Tax Leader (2017–2022).
Terms and Conditions
Places are limited and registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.
For events with registration fees, all payments must be made in advance, including bank charges. Registration will be confirmed once proof of payment is provided by email or fax, and full payment is received.
For events that are not organised by Bar Council, please note that you are subject to the relevant terms and conditions specified by the external providers.
Cancellations must be made in writing.
If you have failed to inform the organiser on your cancellation for three consecutive times, you may be blacklisted for future events.
Refunds will be processed after the event is completed. This may take up to 30 business days. The conditions for refunds are as follows:
- Full refunds will be issued if the event is cancelled or postponed by the organiser due to some circumstances.
- No refunds for this course. However substitution is allowed.
The organiser reserves the right to modify, cancel or postpone the event, should circumstances arise that make such action necessary, whereupon all registration fees paid will be refunded.
You are allowed to transfer your place to another participant, but you must notify the organiser with the necessary details.
CPD points will not be awarded to lawyers and pupils in chambers from Peninsular Malaysia who arrive more than 15 minutes late, are not present throughout the event, or leave before its scheduled end.
The personal information that you provide to the Bar Council, whether now or in the future, may be used, recorded, stored, disclosed or otherwise processed by or on behalf of the Bar Council for the purposes of facilitation and organisation of this event, research and audit, maintenance of a participant database for the promotion of this event, and such ancillary services as may be relevant.
- Materials will be emailed only. No printed notes will be provided.
- No recording of the event is permitted via any means at any time.
- No part of the event content may be used/reproduced in any form without the written and explicit consent of the Bar Council and speaker(s).