This webinar will cover the following:
- Overview of the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (“PDPA”) and key updates to it;
- Case studies and practical examples; and
- Issues and common pitfalls in customer and employees’ personal data management and data management strategies.
CPD Prime Live aims to provide legal practitioners with a specialised legal training level, and is an extension of the CPD Camps that provide training at a basic level. The course will require participants to have prior knowledge in specific areas of law. The webinar is mainly geared towards Members with two to ten years of practice.
Irene Yong is a partner at Shearn Delamore & Co. and 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 was recognised as a “Recommended Lawyer in Tax” by The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific (2012, 2014, 2019 and 2020) and a “Recognised Practitioner in Tax” by Chambers Asia Pacific (2020). She has been consistently recognised as a “Leading Advisor” by the International Tax Review’s (“ITR”) Tax Controversy Leaders (2013–2020) and Indirect Tax Leader (2017–2020). She is also recognised as a “Highly Regarded Practitioner” in Indirect Tax, Tax Controversy and Women in Tax by ITR (2019 and 2020).
She is an author for tax publications for Bloomberg BNA and has also won the International Tax Contributor of the Year 2018 awarded by Bloomberg Tax. Irene is a member of the International Fiscal Association (Malaysia Branch) and the Tax Subcommittee of the Bar Council Corporate and Commercial Law Committee.
Terms and Conditions
A Step-By-Step Guide to Join the Webinar
(1) For seamless streaming, download the Zoom app
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(2) Log in to Zoom, and provide your username
For Members of the Bar or pupils-in-chambers, use the format below for identification purposes when prompted:
Full name (as per NRIC) | Bar Council membership number or petition number
For non-members, provide your full name only.
(3) Setup your space
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(4) Mute your microphone
When the webinar is ongoing, please mute your microphone on Zoom at all times to ensure there is no interruption from your end.
(5) You may raise questions during the Question-and-Answer session only
Please take note that no speaking is allowed when the webinar is taking place.
If you wish to raise a question, please type in the chat box and the speaker will respond accordingly.
(6) Please, do not do this
Screen recording, sharing the webinar ID and password links, reproducing the content of the webinar on any platform are strictly not allowed.
Any unregistered person may be removed without prior notice, and no CPD point will be awarded. Failure to adhere to this may result in disciplinary action by the Bar Council.
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).