24th November 2017



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Digital Newsletter 2017

Welcome to KLRCA's monthly digital newsletter, your source for the latest updates on KLRCA's products and services, events, announcements, news releases and more.

We hope you enjoyed our previous issue, if you haven't had the chance to read them you can visit our website, under the announcement tab. Happy reading!

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 Past Events

Conflict, Claims and Construction Disputes: Adjudication Leading the Way   

SFC Launch



On 14th November, a lecture on conflict, claims and construction disputes was given by Datuk Professor Sundra Rajoo at the University of Malaya, addressing the legal issues that may come up in one of the most important sectors of the Malaysian economy, the construction industry, this lecture will analyse alternatives that are provided for the stakeholders in the marketplace to resolve and prevent disputes. Contractual interpretation and payment disputes, among others, are very common in this area and likely to multiply in the future as the market share grows.



Roadshow 2.0: Understanding and Using the Standard Form of Building Contracts   

SFC Launch


On 15th August 2017, the KLRCA launched its own suit of building contracts, the KLRCA Standard Form of Building Contracts (SFC), becoming the first arbitral institution in the world to do so. Following the launch and the first series of Roadshows in the states of Johor, Penang, Sabah and Sarawak from 21st August 2017 till 13th September 2017, the KLRCA scheduled a second series of Roadshows, Roadshow 2.0. This time, with emphasis on the understanding and the use of the SFC.


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Maritime Conderence 2017 - Currents of Change: Meeting Challenges  

SFC Launch


Maritime Conference 2017 - Currents of Change: Meeting Challenges

On the 11th October 2017, The Honourable Tan Sri Dato' Sri Haji Mohamed Apandi bin Ali, the Attorney-General of Malaysia, was at the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration delivering a speech about the maritime industry. 


    Read the full speech 


 KLRCA's initiatives done for the development of the Maritime sector  

SFC Launch


The KLRCA has taken the position to strengthen the maritime arbitration industry in Malaysia, not only by creating alliances with associations such as the International Malaysian Society Of Maritime Law (IMSML)...


    Read our full initiative 




Case Review



Arbitration Case Law: Enforcement of SIAC award made by an emergency arbitrator

Summary of [2015] SGHC 49

AQZ ("AQZ", "Appellant") v ARA ("ARA", "Defendant")

Court                   High Court of Singapore

Case Citation      [2015] SGHC 49


A dispute between AQZ and ARA arose out the contract for the sale and purchase of Indonesian non-coking coal. The Singapore-incorporated supplier ("the Supplier" or "the Applicant") and the Singaporean subsidiary of an Indian trading and shipping conglomerate ("the Buyer" or "the Respondent") discussed the possibility of entering into two separate sale and purchase agreements. The First Shipment Contract for 50,000 metric tons of coal was signed on 9 December 2009, while the conclusion of the Second Shipment Contract was disputed by the Supplier. The Buyer...



Featured Events




    Infrastructure Disputes:
    Arbitration in Practice


Date: 24th November 2017

Time: 9.00 a.m. - 10.30 a.m.   

Location: Bangunan Sulaiman  


    Incorporation of Arbitration
    Clauses into Bills of Lading 


Date: 27th November 2017

Time: 4.00 p.m. - 6.00 p.m.

Location: Bangunan Sulaiman


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KLRCA Talk Series: Domain Name Disputes Resolution




Date: 28th November 2017

Time: 6.00 p.m. - 7.30 p.m.

Location: Bangunan Sulaiman


Practical Issues Affecting Adjudicators




Date: 29th November 2017

Time: 2.30 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Fee: RM100 - RM120


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KLRCA Belt & Road Conference 2017




Date: 9th December 2017

Time: 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Fee: RM680  


2nd ICC-KLRCA Pre-Moot 




Date: 2nd - 4th March 2018

Time: All Day



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Other conferences and events at a glance

25 November | 6th Annual International Conference - INBA's 68th Constitution Day | New Delhi |                  


27 November | Construction Law Conference - Paving Progress in Construction Law | Johor |


9 December | [2/3] Workshops on Handling Delay & Prolongation Cost Claims (SCL) | Kuala Lumpur | 


13 January 2018 | [3/3] Workshops on Handling Delay & Prolongation Cost Claims (SCL) | Kuala Lumpur | 


19 January 2018  | CABE Malaysia Conference 2018 | Kuala Lumpur |                    


15 - 18 April 2018 | Sydney ICCA | Sydney |                                                       


19 April 2018 | AMINZ - ICCA International Arbitration Day | New Zealand |                                                      



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