Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development Sub-Committee is organising a seminar on the recent Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2016. Once it comes into effect, the Bankruptcy Act 1967 will be referred as Insolvency Act 1967.

The seminar will be conducted by Mr. Khoo Kay Ping, a member of the Malaysian Bar and a Partner in the firm of Messrs Zaid Ibrahim & Co (Penang). He was called to the Malaysian Bar in 1992 and practice in Johor Bahru from 1992 till 2002 before moving to Penang. His areas of expertise include debt recovery, general civil litigation and motor insurance litigation. He is the author of Khoo ’s Law and Practice of Bankruptcy in Malaysia (Lexis Nexis) and co-authored the Malaysian Chapter in Getting the Deal Through-Restructuring & Insolvency (Law Business Research Ltd, UK for 2011, 2012 and 2013 editions).

The speaker will discuss the impact of the amendments to the Act and affects the legal practice and litigation. The seminar will also cover the following:

  • The new name of the Act
  • Minimum debt threshold
  • Single bankruptcy order
  • Voluntary arrangement
  • Social guarantors
  • Non-social guarantors
  • Automatic discharge
  • Non-objectable discharge
  • Service of bankruptcy documents
  • Insolvency Assistance Fund

Particulars of the Seminar are as follows:

Date 29th September 2017 (Friday)
Time 9.30 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. (Registration at 9.00 a.m.)
Venue Level 1, Abdullah A. Rahman Auditorium
Johore Bar Building
No. 5 Jalan Tun Abdul Razak
Susur 1/1 80000 Johor Bahru
Fees RM 63.60 for Members of the Johore Bar;
RM 31.80 for Members Admitted from 1 July 2011;
RM 31.80 for Pupils-in-Chambers | Law Students; and
RM 127.20 for Non-Members
(Fees are inclusive of 6% GST)
CPD code T3/29092017/JHB/JHB172631/2 (2 CPD points)
 

Registration must be accompanied with payment to guarantee your place and is on a first-come first served basis.

CPD points and Certificate of attendance will be given upon completion of the whole session to participants who have attended until the end of the event.

Cash/Cheque should be crossed and made payable to JOHORE BAR HOUSE & LIBRARY FUND. Fee paid is non-refundable unless the event is cancelled.

Please direct all correspondence (including completed registration form and proof of payment) to the Johore Bar Secretariat not later than Tuesday, 26th September 2017.

 

SANTHI BALACHANDRAN
CHAIRPERSON
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUB-COMMITTEE

Circular No. 38-17 l Seminar on Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2016 (29 Sept 2017)

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