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Apr202012

20 April 2012, Friday

Capital markets

Bursa Malaysia's Q1 profit dips

Farmers’ cooperative vote in favour of Felda Global Ventures listing

Damages

Soldier awarded RM140,000 for injuries sustained in assault

Dispute resolution

Talk on ‘Effective Dispute Resolution for Corporate Malaysia’ next Wednesday

Employment

Utusan Melayu loses appeal

Insurance

Malaysia Assurance Alliance will have a new name

Islamic banking and finance

Al Rajhi Malaysia mulls first ringgit-denominated Sukuk

Maybank Islamic on track to achieve target

Intellectual property

Pre-installed unlicensed software in new computers infringed on Microsoft’s copyright

Legislation

‘Stop the clock’ motion approved for first time in two decades

Printing Presses and Publications (Amendment) Bill 2012 passed

Amendments merely ‘baby steps’ towards greater media freedom

More clout for DG of Department of Environment

June tabling for Private Sector Retirement Age Bill

Second reading of Goods and Services Tax Bill 2009 deferred

Media

Media Prima on lookout for M&A opportunities

Metals

Lynas ‘very seriously’ impacted by delays in issuance of refining licence

Electrical wiring still not completed

Property

BLand building world’s biggest integrated mall complex in China

Bandar Raya Developments showcasing 6 CapSquare, Verdana in Singapore

Transport

Final cost for Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail link only after feasibility study

Siemens eyes Ampang LRT line extension

ASIA

Capital markets

US$222 million raised in first IPO by Chinese government-backed news portal

Insurance

Indian insurer obliged to pay third-party claims even if insured’s premium has gone unpaid

AUSTRALIA

Intellectual property

Hollywood studios lose landmark copyright case

Islamic finance

Potential investment boom being stymied by barriers, says Crescent Wealth

Real estate

Claims of misleading and deceptive conduct do not end after settlement of off-the-plan contract

EUROPE

Competition

Conditional approval for Sony’s acquisition of EMI’s publishing division

Intellectual property

Goods in transit not ‘counterfeit’ and liable to seizure unless meant for sale in EU

GLOBAL

Economy

Eurozone debt crisis, slow US recovery continue to leave Asia as main driver of growth

Slowing growth in productivity could dent region’s competitive edge

Takaful

Growth in Bahrain and Malaysia showing signs of flagging

NEW ZEALAND

Intellectual property

Protecting goods and market share in a parallel universe

Telecommunications

Proposed regulation could push Chorus’ operating earnings down, cause grief for investors

SINGAPORE

Economy

Domestic affairs becoming as challenging as those outside the republic

Real estate

Wilmar International founder raises exposure to sector

UK

Autos

Lotus CEO’s views on recent takeover of Proton

Competition

Fuel surcharge fine against British Airways is halved

Gaming

Work on Genting Casino’s new home begins September

Mergers and acquisitions

US biotechnology group rebuffs GlaxoSmithKline’s advances

US

Antitrust

Tech companies must face staff-poaching lawsuit

Earnings

Tobacco company Philip Morris’ Q1 profit beats estimates

Legal services

What happens when an industry can’t see past the good times, then gets sacked by the bad

Mergers and acquisitions

Hostile activity is heating up

Johnson & Johnson acquisition of Swiss medical device maker should close this quarter