Strata Management Seminar 2020 – Series 2

How to exercise the power duties, powers & legal obligations of developers, joint management bodies and management corporations

Date: 28 July 2020
Venue: Hotel Istana, Kuala Lumpur

This 1-day intensive seminar cum workshop is the second seminar in our Strata Management Seminar Series for 2020. The main focus of this edition would be to enable participants to learn how to exercise the proper duties, powers & legal obligations of developers, joint management bodies and management corporations.

The speaker will also deal with the latest legal developments, in particular, the recent Federal Court decision (in the Menara Rajawali case) that a JMB is not allowed to apply different rates of charges despite having different components and common facilities, and highlight what are the immediate measures that may be undertaken by a developer, JMB and MC.

The legislations that will be referred to are the Strata Management Act 2013; Strata Management (Maintenance and Management) Regulations 2015; Strata Management (Strata Management Tribunal) Regulations 2015 and Strata Management (Compounding of Offences) Regulations 2019.

The key topics include:

  • Knowing the extent of Powers granted to a Developer during Preliminary Management Period
  • How to ensure the proper use of funds from the maintenance account and sinking funds
  • What are the powers of a JMB / MC to apply different rates of charges?
  • Establishment of a Management Corporation
  • What are the powers of a Management Corporation

For the full programme agenda, please download our seminar brochure below.

Who should attend:

  • Property Developers
  • Members of the joint management committee (JMC)
  • Members of the management committee (MC)
  • Legal Practitioners
  • Property & Building Managers
  • Property Management Consultants
  • Local Authorities & Commissioners
  • Valuers, Appraisers and Estate Agents
  • Property Owners

Seminar Registration Details:

Early-bird Registration (RM800/pax).
Normal Price: RM900/pax after 20 July 2020.
Group discount: 3 pax & above enjoys 5% discount | 5 pax & above enjoys 10% discount

Board of Valuers, Appraisers, Estate Agents and Property Managers

Organiser: Logic Plus
Strategic Partners: Chee Hoe & Associates, BurgieLaw

Download brochure and registration form below:

Strata Management Seminar 2020 Series 2 Brochure

About the Speaker:

Lai Chee Hoe

MR. LAI CHEE HOE, A Certificate of Legal Practice (“CLP”) Book-prize winner, the founding partner of Chee Hoe & Associates, Mr Lai was admitted and enrolled as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2005. He was also the Chairperson of the Kuala Lumpur Bar Young Lawyers Committee. He acts for the Bar Council on various cases.

Mr Lai specialises in both civil and corporate litigation in particular strata management disputes. He also provides corporate advisory works and advises corporates on strata related pre-emptive actions. He argues complicated strata management issues in court regularly and is constantly sought after to provide trainings and talks. He acts for joint management committees (JMC), management corporations (MC) and developers. He is also the author of the book “Strata Management Practice & Procedure, 2019 Edition” published by CLJ Publication.

He also regularly updates Strata related cases on this blog. He was also the Chairperson of various Management Corporations in Kuala Lumpur and one of the development area he chaired, Solaris Dutamas recently won the best managed property in the mixed development category organised by the Edge.

He is also empanelled with the Asian International Arbitration Centre (“AIAC”) as a chartered arbitrator (fellow of CIArb) and certified adjudicator.

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