Azmi & Associates Partners’ Appointment

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Dear valued clients, business associates and friends,
Azmi & Associates is pleased to announce that two (2) of our Partners, Zuhaidi Shahari has been appointed as a member of the Audit Committee of InvestKL whilst Philip Teoh has been appointed as a member of the Expert Panel Committee by the Malaysia Competition Commission (“MyCC”).

Zuhaidi Mohd Shahari

Philip Teoh
Shipping, Insurance & International Trade

Zuhaidi Shahari has been appointed as a member of the Audit Committee of InvestKL.

His role in the Audit Committee is primarily to assist the Board of Directors in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities for the financial reporting process, the system of internal control, the audit process and the company’s process for monitoring compliance with laws and regulations and the applicable code of conduct. The appointment is for a period of 2 years commencing from 1st January 2021.

InvestKL is a Government Investment Promotion Agency mandated to attract Fortune 500 and Forbes 2000 type multinational companies to establish their regional hubs and undertake regional activities in Greater Kuala Lumpur.

InvestKL partners with various government agencies to attract MNCs from the USA, Europe and Asia-Pacific to conduct their regional business, innovation, talent hubs and high-value business services activities to enhance their company’s growth in Asia.

Zuhaidi is the Firm’s Partner and Head of Projects Practice Group. He is also a member of the Firm’s Governance Committee and serves as directors of a few non-listed companies.

Philip Teoh has been appointed as a member of the Expert Panel Committee (“Committee”) for Market Review on Transportation Sector in Malaysia under The Competition Act 2010.

The Committee consists of members with relevant background and expertise in the scope of the market review from the Ministry’s agencies or any other suitable organisations from industry and associations.

MyCC is an independent body established under the Competition Commission Act 2010 to enforce the Competition Act 2010. Its main role is to protect the competitive process for the benefit of businesses, consumers and the economy.

Philip is a dual qualified Singapore and Malaysian lawyer with more than 30 years of experience specializing in the areas of shipping, transportation, admiralty, insurance, international trade and arbitration.

He is also the author of key Practitioners Texts and is an Arbitrator on key Maritime and other International Arbitration Centres of AIAC, ICC, SCMA, LMAA, KCAB, AABD, Brunei, CAAI Taiwan, LCIA.

He heads the Shipping, Insurance and International Trade Practice Group of the Firm.

Azmi & Associates wishes Zuhaidi Shahari and Philip Teoh all the best in fulfilling their duties with InvestKL and MyCC, respectively.

Corporate Communications
Azmi & Associates

8 January 2021

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