Special Seminar – Malaysian Company Law - Business Structure in Malaysia

The presentation will touch on the background of Malaysian Company law, which will also include a brief introduction of the Malaysian legal system. It will discuss the choice of business structure and registration, highlighting the key features of the main structures and the issues in choosing among those structures. The presentation will also touch on current Malaysian policy on the liberalisation of the services sector for foreign entities.

Thursday, November 27, 2014
19:00 - Presentation
21:15 - End
Temple University, Japan Campus, Mita Hall 5th Floor (Access)
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The seminar is held in English, and it is open to anyone interested.

About the Speaker

Saiful Bakri Abdul Aziz

Mr. Saiful Bakri Abdul Aziz graduated from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom with a Bachelor of Laws degree. He obtained an LLM and an LLD (both in Intellectual Property/Competition law) from Niigata University, Japan.

Mr. Aziz was admitted in 2000 to the Malaysian Bar as an Advocate & Solicitor. (Currently he is a non-practitioner.) He has more than five years' experience as an "In-House Legal Advisor" for a Malaysian software firm and a Malaysian Research Institution. Currently he is on the "support staff" for the South East Asia Legal team at a large local firm in Tokyo.

Mr. Aziz speaks Malay, English, Indonesian and Japanese. While studying at Niigata University, he contributed the following articles to the university's journals.

  • An Assessment of Fair Dealing on Malaysian Copyright Law in Comparison with the Limitation Provision of Japanese Copyright Law—Within the Current Technology Background, Hosei Riron Vol. 41 No 3. 4 (March 2009)
  • Influences of Trips Agreement on Competition Policy in Addressing Intellectual Property Rights Of Software Patent: Malaysian Perspective, The Journal of Study of Modern Society and Culture No 46 (December 2009)
  • Balancing the Competitiveness within the Software Industry under the Background of Intellectual Property Rights: An Outlook on Malaysian Position, The Journal of Study of Modern Society and Culture No 48 (July 2010)