Seminar on Tax Risk Management for Criminal Lawyers

15 Dec 2022 - Thu / 1 day / 3:00pm - 5:00pm / Raja Aziz Addruse Auditorium Level 2, Wisma Badan Peguam Malaysia, 2 Leboh Pasar Besar 50050 Kuala Lumpur

The Bar Council Criminal Law Committee (“CLC”) is organising a seminar that will provide an overview of matters on tax risk management for criminal lawyers.

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Member: RM 10
Pupil in Chambers: RM 10
Law Student: RM 10
Non-Member: RM 10
Organisers: Bar Council

CPD Points: 2
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The Bar Council Criminal Law Committee (“CLC”) is organising a seminar that will provide an overview of matters on tax risk management for criminal lawyers.

The seminar will cover the following issues:

  • What are tax deductible expenses and what can I claim?
  • When and how does the “tax man” (tax collector) conduct tax audit and investigation?
  • What should a lawyer do when the “tax man” calls?
  • What pitfalls should I avoid when managing my tax affairs?
  • What is a capital statement and how do I prepare one?
  • What is the difference between tax mitigation, tax avoidance, and tax evasion?
  • What is the “tax man”’s authority and what are my rights as a taxpayer?

15 Dec 2022 (Thursday) | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Raja Aziz Addruse Auditorium
Level 2, Wisma Badan Peguam Malaysia
2 Leboh Pasar Besar
50050 Kuala Lumpur



S Saravana Kumar

Committed, amiable and always well prepared, Saravana has appeared in litigations with a sizeable volume
of wins in tax disputes. Cited for his ability to “think outside the box” and “innovative approach” in
interpreting the law, Chambers Asia Pacific 2016 cited Saravana as being “dynamic, efficient and
helpful”. Meanwhile, Chambers Asia Pacific 2017 commented that clients have remarked that “his tax
knowledge is very in-depth, and he is fast at responding.” Saravana has also been recognised as one of
the leading lawyers by Asialaw Profiles 2019 and named as “one of the 40 leading lawyers under 40 in
Asia” by Asian Legal Business. He was recently named as “one of the top 100 lawyers in Malaysia” by Asia Business Law Journal, “Leading Individual for Tax” by Legal 500 Asia Pacific ranking and is ranked as a Band 2 Tax Lawyer by Chambers Asia 2021. Saravana is an Adjunct Professor with Universiti Tenaga Nasional (“UNITEN”) and chairs the Taxation Section of LAWASIA.

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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.


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