JOHOR BAHRU: Iskandar Malaysia’s fifth Legislative Assembly is set to address post-pandemic challenges faced by players in the digital economy and health development from a legislative perspective.
The annual conference is jointly organized by MyIskandar Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (Irda), and Vin Sa & Ian Law Firms (VSI). Eight speakers have lined up for the one-day conference to be held here on November 16.
Their spokeswoman Banu Rekha Michael said they decided on this project because the Covid-19 pandemic has caused major changes in the digital economy and healthcare development which is putting a lot of pressure on the players of these part.
“Our annual meetings are focused on bringing debate and solutions to current challenges. Our research revealed that there are many legal challenges in these areas, and because of the disease Epidemics caused harm.
“Among the papers to be released is the prevention of financial crimes in the digital economy which is now a growing concern. This paper will be submitted by the former judicial commissioner and counsel of the department Awg Armadajaya Mahmud,” he said.
Dr Razman Jarmin, the director of the Tuanku Mukhriz Consultant Hospital, deals with the common mistakes that lead to neglect while the attorney general Manmohan Singh talks about drug-legal trials in Malaysia.
Lazada’s legal division head Sahada Salihin touches on digital economy concepts and legal challenges while Singaporean lawyer Abdul Rahman talks about the Islamic fintech movement.
Another senior lawyer Sathiesh K Purushotaman will talk about consent from patients in medico-legal cases. Intelliware Solutions CEO Norlisa Francis Nordin presents a paper on non-fungible tokens (NFTs) as a tool for transferring ownership of virtual and physical assets and rights.
Banu Rekha said that the speakers will also talk about the virtual management of legal and judicial processes that are now increasing after the epidemic.
He said this project is also part of Iskandar Malaysia’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative which is offering free opportunities to university students.
“There are about 200 people from the relevant sectors at the meeting.”