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Expert Discussion on 'TPPA: The Positive & Negative Impacts on Malaysia'

Date : 8th December 2015 (Tuesday)
Time    : 10.00 am – 12.30 pm
Venue    : IAIS Malaysia

 

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SUMMARY
This will be a presentation on the TPPA viewing from two angles: the institutional angle, and the selected areas of the TPPA that impact Malaysia including government procurement, regulatory conditions  and investment. The purpose of the presentation is to develop a balanced perspective on the TPPA, taking into account in particular the divisiveness of the TPPA among both its supporters and opponents.

OBJECTIVES:
•    Sharing established facts and details on the content of TPPA
•    Creating awareness on TPPA
•    Explaining the real impacts from TPPA

SPEAKER’S PROFILE
Dr. Haniff Ahamat is an Assistant Professor at the Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah (Faculty) of Laws (AIKOL), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). He has been with AIKOL since 2001. He holds an LLB (Hons) from IIUM, an LLM from University Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) and a PhD from University of Essex, United Kingdom. He wrote his PhD thesis on the consumer perspectives of Malaysian and EC anti-dumping legislation. He is a non-practising member of the Malaysian Bar.

Dr. Haniff teaches public international law, legal methods and laws of contract at undergraduate level. He also teaches law of the World Trade Organization (WTO), at the masters level.

He has a deep interest in public international law, law of the WTO and competition law. His key publications include articles on the framework and justifications for intra-OIC trade liberalisation, the position of Islamic international law on free trade, and the interface between EC competition and anti-dumping laws.  Dr. Haniff Ahamat can be reached by email at ahaniff@iium.edu.my

FREE Admission with online registration.

CONTACT INFORMATION

International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia.
Jalan Elmu, Off Jalan Universiti 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: +603-7956 9188   Fax: +603-7956 2188 / +603-7956 2966

Email: email@iais.org.my 

 

 

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