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6 April 2012, Friday

Auditing

Money paid to Xian Leng contractors ‘under questionable circumstances’

Capital markets

Eight approved providers of private retirement schemes

Guidelines on PRS

Capital Markets and Services (Private Retirement Scheme Industry) Regulations 2012

Felda Global Ventures finalising prospectus

Dispute resolution

Simmering family dispute in Sapura spills into the open

Intellectual property

Halal IP Bank set up

Legislation

Amendments to Universities and University Colleges Act 1971 [Act 30] will be tabled Monday

Mergers and acquisitions

Hitachi makes a move on IT solutions company eBworx

Metals

No TOL for Australian miner Lynas until hearing of appeal is settled

Are Australian regulations 'tougher' than ours?

Real estate

Naza TTDI eyes listing on local bourse

Malaysia Building Society selling several parcels of land in Johor and Selangor

ASIA

Insurance

Asian aviation market taking off

Islamic finance

Indonesia’s Bank Muamalat plans IDR1.5 trillion Sukuk

Legal services

Unfeasible for foreign firms in Japan to change status from ‘kumiai’ to ‘hojin’

Telecommunications

New Delhi seeks more time to sort out policy amid mounting pressure

CANADA

Health

Former counsel for Imperial Tobacco shredded research papers

Legal profession

Women remain under-represented in the senior ranks of law firms

EUROPE

Banks

Rothschild merging French and British operations

Competition

Dominant firm not in breach simply by selling services below total cost

Graft

French judges looking into three contracts for Scorpene submarines sold to Malaysia

GLOBAL

Islamic finance

Increasing pressure for industry to enter accounting mainstream

Property

‘The House’ is world’s most expensive one-bedroom apartment

NEW ZEALAND

Employment

Reinstatement no longer primary remedy for unjustified dismissal

Intellectual property

A step closer to joining Madrid Protocol

UK

Competition

The relationship between patent law and competition law is inherently uneasy

Contract

Parties had no intention to enter into partnership without a formal written agreement

Health

Tobacco displays banned from supermarket shelves

US

Antitrust

Apple and two others holding out in e-book price-fixing probe

Intellectual property

Major defeat for Google as appeals court reverses 2010 ruling in favour of YouTube

Mergers and acquisitions

Signs continue to point towards positive climate ahead