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Who is rushing to wind True Fitness up?

If you are interested to read from a legal stand point on the biggest closure of gym centers in Malaysia, Mr. Lee Shih, a dispute resolution lawyer at Skrine has written on 5 Key Legal Issues from the Closing Down of True Fitness Malaysia on his website at TheMalaysianLawyer.com.

Burgielaw just simply could not resist to put on their investigating cap and did some homework. The documents extracted below are information available in the public domain.

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Property Law Seminar 2017

BurgieLaw is the strategic partner for the 1-day intensive seminar which will highlight and discuss the latest updates and developments on strata management, property development, conveyancing practice and the problems faced by lawyers, developers, purchasers, management bodies, property managers and the COB in the implementation and compliance of these changes. The key topics that will be covered include:

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BurgieLaw’s Response To TheMalaysianLawyer Article

We refer to the article “Bar Council finds BurgieLaw and Dragon Law in breach of Legal Profession Act; yet to decide on CanLaw“, published by themalaysianlawyer.com which extracted paragraphs from the Legal Profession Committee’s (“LPC”) report in the 2016/2017 Annual Report of the Malaysian Bar.

Burgielaw.com wishes to clarify that, as of today, Bar Council has neither disapproved nor disallowed the application of Burgielaw.com.

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Protection for the Victims of Domestic Violence

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Does anyone know how prevalent is domestic violence? According to Kuala Lumpur Hospital, it has recorded up to 150 domestic violence cases monthly in 2016. More often than not, the victims suffered in silence, not knowing what course of action to take.

In Malaysia, the Domestic Violence Act 1994 (“the Act”) was passed in Parliament in order to fulfill the government’s commitment under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (“CEDAW”) General Recommendation No. 19. The Act came into force on 01.06.1996.

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JMBs & MCs Part 8: The JMC ought to be remunerated

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My previous articles set out the obligations and liabilities of each JMC or MC members which includes a fine of RM250,000.00 or imprisonment or both. This usually prompts an immediate reaction to effect sufficient insurance coverage to insure against all risks including defamation, omission and negligence.

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BurgieLaw raises seed funding to make legal access affordable to all

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Malaysia based legal tech startup BurgieLaw.com today announced it raised a USD200,000.00 seed round of funding led by TinkBig Venture.

The legal tech start up is one of the few active ones in South East Asia alongside other legal tech like Asia Law Network in Singapore and Dragon Law in Hong Kong.

BurgieLaw aims to work closely with other legal tech companies in the neighboring regions and aims to use the funds for marketing purposes and introduce more tech based services to the legal industry and to the customers at large with the primary objective to make legal services more affordable and accessible.

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JMBs & MCs Part 7: Exercise your statutory rights accorded to you in an AGM or EGM

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Every time when a general meeting approaches, I see many of the JMB / MC struggles. They are not too sure what are the documents to prepare, the time and method to circulate the notice of meeting, and what to include in the agenda.

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How To File A Trademark In Malaysia

A Step-By-Step Guide To Trademark Application

How to file for a trademark in Malaysia

One of the most common types of IP is the trademark. It’s a powerful type of intellectual property that gives your company a public face. People use it to identify who you are and what you do. For example, the tagline “Finger Lickin’ Good is a classic and powerful slogan that immediately evokes recognition of KFC even in the absence of chicken and logo.

Trademark laws and applications may differ from country to country. In Malaysia, it looks like a few steps written down but in reality, it’s often a long and costly process that involves a lot of patience.

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Differentiating Intellectual Property In Malaysia

Intellectual Property & Their Differences

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Unless you’ve lived on a remote deserted island from birth for your entire life, you’ve definitely encountered intellectual property (IP). The term is defined by the World Intellectual Property Organization as,

…creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce.

The intention of intellectual property law is to protect the ideas, inventions etc. and the interests of their creators.

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Looking At The Hire Purchase Agreement

Hire Purchase Agreement: An Overview

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At some point in your life you’ve likely entered a Hire Purchase Agreement. In non-legal terms, it’s better explained as a type of payment system that’s similar to an Instalment Purchase system. It allows you to “hire” goods until the full price has been paid – that’s when it’s considered a “purchase”. In Malaysia, the laws and regulations pertaining to this type of system are covered

How does it work?

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