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Malaysian Investment Abroad: Political Risk & International Investment Law

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The Challenge of Malaysian investments in all corners of the world: an adverse political act can unravel years of business planning and precipitate devastating economic losses.

Are Malaysian companies cognisant of political risk when choosing the locations of their investments?  What are indicators of political risk and what role does international investment law have in mitigating this risk?  These are the main issues the seminar will address. 

Target Audience:
The seminar is aimed at executives of Malaysian multinational companies, introducing them to basic principles of international investment law, deepening their appreciation of political risk, and reviewing tools in the management of political risk.


Speaker’s Profile
Alima Joned
Educated and admitted to practice law in both the U.S. and Malaysia, Dr. Alima Joned specializes in counseling Malaysian multinational companies in cross border deals.  Her practice covers general corporate matters, international investment law, and trade regulations. She has handled complex legal and sensitive political issues for public and private sectors clients, big and small, in the United States and beyond. She recently joined Messrs. Medel Sanfilipo after 17 years with another U.S. based international law firm.

Alima Joned is a visiting academic at the Faculty. [click for details]

Click here for her bio on LinkedIn.  


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CPD Code: T2/06022020/UM/KL194802/6
6 CPD Points will be awarded

Feb 06, 2020 09.00 AM - 12.30 PM UMCoRS Faculty of Law, University of Malaya