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I-RiskSpot

I-RiskSpot is a monthly newsletter providing information to Members of the Malaysian Bar on indemnity and risk management.

I-RiskSpot can be accessed by clicking on the link below.

2024 2023
April
  • Beyond the Gavel: Unpacking the Challenges of Being a Legal Practitioner
  • Get Your Diary and Calendar Organised
December
  • Preliminary Considerations When Setting Up a Law Firm
  • Understanding Heart Failure: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
March
  • ELEVATE
November
  • The Right Toolbox - Being Properly Equipped to Conduct Legal Research
  • Beware of WhatsApp Scams: You May Be Their Next Victim
February
  • Navigating Beyond the Courtroom: Essential Skills for Managing a Law Practice
  • What to Do When Dealing with the Death of a Partner
October
  • Advising a Franchisee on a Franchise Agreement and Franchise Regulatory Requirements in Malaysia
  • Important Considerations When Handling Intellectual Property Commercialisation
January
  • Office Equipment and Technology
  • LBP for Doctors ... Lawyers Get It Too!
September
  • Common Issues in Unfair Dismissal Claims WHen Acting for the Employer
  • To Decline or Not to Decline? That is the Question
  August
  • Unity in Law Firms
  • How to Handle Disputes Involving Unfair Dismissals When Acting for the Employee
  • Preliminary Steps in Identifying and Addressing Infringement of Intellectual Property Rights
  July
  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements in Malaysia
  • Hacked! The Rise of Social Engineering Scams
  June
  • Risk Management Initiative Law Practice Survey
  May
  • Basic Principles on the Tort of Defamation in Malaysia: Defamation in the Technological Context
  • Managing Risk through Professional Indemnity Insurance Scheme: Social Media and Defamation
  April
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance: Insured vs Insured
  • Real Property Gains Tax
  March
  • Best Practices in Handling Defamation Cases
  • Organisational Framework Model
  February
  • Key Terms in a Ship Building Contract (Part II)
  • What It Takes to Practise in the Area of Tax Law
  January
  • Key Terms in a Ship Building Contract (Part I)
  • What You Can and Cannot Do With Your Client Accounts
2022 2021
December
  • Key Considerations in Drafting a Ship Sale Agreement (Part II)
  • Achieve Your Goals: 10 Baby Steps to Avoid Making Costly Mistakes
December
  • Planning for Your Law Practice
  • Managing Clients: A Lawyer’s Perspective
November
  • Key Points in Drafting a Ship Sale Agreement (Part I)
  • Nip It in the Bud — Preventing Embezzlement and Internal Fraud
November
  • Brainstorming
  • Data Digital & Cyber Risks - Is Your Law Firm Sufficiently Protected?
October
  • Professional Indemnity Insurance Cover and Jurisdiction
  • Staying Safe Online
October
  • Risk Management for Transactions Involving Personal Protection Equipment (“PPE”)
  • Challenging A Bankruptcy Notice —Understanding the 7-Day Rule
September
  • The Legal Partnership Follies of Entry and Exit
  • How to Avoid Stakeholder Issues
September
  • The Importance of Time Management
  • Contract Review and Risk Management
August
  • Lawyers at Social Events: Be Careful of What You Say Outside the Courtroom
  • Increased Work-Related Stress; Declined Individuals’ Mental Health
August
  • Prevention is Better than Cure — “It Wasn’t Me!”
  • Maritime Law Legal Practice in Malaysia
July
  • Eradicating Harassment and Sexual Harassment in the Legal Workplace: Responsibilities and Risks
  • Know Your PII: Coverage Under the Policy
July
  • Be Awake or Be Awakened
  • What’s at stake? Stakeholder Duty —What It Is and What Does It Impose on You?
June
  • Who Protects the Protector?
  • Embarking in the Area of Family Law?
June
  • Essential Steps When Closing Your Law Firm
  • Prevention is Better Than Cure
May
  • Base Excess
  • Overthinking – How to Manage It
May
  • What You Should Know About Top-Up Insurance
  • Is Your Firm’s Accounting System Foolproof?
April
  • Tax Risk Management for Lawyers
  • Enhancing Communication Practices in Law Firms
April
  • The Rise of Mediation as an Alternative Dispute Resolution Tool
  • Are You Out of Time? Beware of Limitation Dates and Time Limits
March
  • Telecommuting in Times of COVID-19
  • A Guide to Make the Policy Work for You
March
  • Practice Management & Mental Health: Moving Forward to the Next Level
  • The Experiences of a Dinosaur in the Age of Zoom
February
  • Take Your First Step
  • Returning to Workplace Safely
February
  • Legal Fees — To Be Pre-Agreed or Not? That is the Question.
  • External Fraud and Scams
January
  • Flooding – Response and Recovery
  • Business Continuity — Why Do You Need An Emergency Contingency Plan?
January
  • The AMLA for You and for Me
  • Frauds and Scams: Increasing Awareness