Judicial Management (“JM”), which came into force in Malaysia on 1 Mar 2018, is a corporate rescue mechanism that seeks the aid of the Courts to save an ailing company from the threat of winding-up. It is for this reason that JM is sometimes regarded as an alternative to winding-up, so as to provide solace to troubled companies hoping to seek a moratorium from legal actions, including the enforcement of legal proceedings. JM is intended to afford ailing companies an opportunity to continue as a going concern and ensure their continued survival and existence. JM will be on the rise with the current and post COVID-19 pandemic.
This CPD Live webinar covers the salient principles of law to bear in mind, applicable provisions of the law, as well as recent decisions and trends of our courts.
Ranjan N Chandran graduated with a Bachelor of Laws from the University of London in 1994 with a 2nd Class Upper Honours, and completed the Certificate of Legal Practice in 1995. He was
admitted as advocate and solicitor to the High Court of Malaya in 1996 and has been in practice for 25 years now. He had his own practice under the name and style of Ranjan Chitravathy & Nik for 16 years, from 1999 to 2015. In 2016, he joined the firm of Hakem Arabi & Associates as a partner, and is currently a consultant at Hakem Arabi & Associates.
He appears frequently as counsel in the Appellate Courts and the High Courts. He has a passion for writing articles, and has had many of his articles published in law journals, among them: “Housing Development (Control and Licensing) Act 1966 ("HDA") Post Covid-19: Who Benefits-Developers of Purchasers?  3 MLRA 9”; “Revisiting Faber Union Sdn Bhd v Chew Nyat Shong & Anor: The Pandora’s Box of The Law on Liquidated Ascertained Damages  3 MLRA 1”; and “Revisiting Selvakumar Murugiah v Thiagarajah Retnasamy: The Coming of Age of the Law on Proving Liquidated Ascertained Damages in Housing Development Contracts
 3 MLRA 37.”
He has been interviewed by The Edge Weekly on housing development issues in articles such as “Claims for Late Delivery of Homes likely to Spike” on 4 July 2020; “Date of Booking Fees deemed as start of delivery charges will force developers to review their sales plan” on 2 Feb 2021; “Ruling
on Housing Tribunal’s scope raises more questions” on 4 Mar 2021; and “Risk of abandoned projects rising amid prolonged pandemic” in The Edge Weekly on 8 Sept 2021. He has also authored the book Quick Guide Series: Judicial Management Fundamental Principles & Analysis (published by Current Law Journal).
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