Circular No. 14/20: Webinar on Force Majeure & Frustration: Legal Impact on Contractual Obligations Arising From The Covid-19 Pandemic on 25 Apr 2020

Please be informed that the Continuing Professional Development and Publications & Information Technology Sub Committees are jointly organising the abovementioned Webinar.

This course will look into the doctrine of frustration and force majeure and the effects arising out of parties being unable to fulfill their contractual obligations due to the imposition of the Movement Control Order. This course will look at the contractual remedies and rights of parties in light of the relevant laws in Malaysia.

Particulars of the Webinar are as follows:

Date25th April 2020 (Saturday)
Time3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m
FeesFree of Charge
CPD codeT5/25042020/JHB/JHB204014/2 (2 CPD points)

About the Speaker

George Neo (of Messrs Yeo Chambers) is a member of the Johore Bar. He is an active litigator and his area of practice includes company law, contract law, land acquisition, tort and insurance cases. Mr. Neo acts for the Malaysian Bar scheme to defend suits filed against legal practitioners in Malaysia. He has appeared at all levels of the Courts in Malaysia.

Fadhil Ihsan will serve as Moderator for this Webinar.

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

If you are interested to participate in this Webinar, please submit the following details by email to the Secretariat (secretariat@johorebar.org.my) on or before 24 Apr 2020 (Friday). The course is limited to 100 participants only.

  1. Name of participant(s) and the corresponding Membership Number/Petition Number;
  2. Name of legal firm; and
  3. Email address of each participant.

Once you provide the Secretariat with the above details, you will receive an email with the registration link for the Webinar. Participants will also receive slides (if any) and a recording of the session subsequent to the Webinar by way of email.

We look forward to your participation. In the meantime, we hope that you are keeping safe and healthy at home!

AIMI SYARIZAD BINTI
DATUK HJ. KUTHUBUL ZAMAN CHAIRPERSON
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
SUB COMMITTEE
FADHIL IHSAN
CHAIRPERSON
PUBLICATION & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
SUB COMMITTEE
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