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07 March 2023 At the recent budget presentation of the Belanjawan 2023 initiative, the Prime Minister announced that bankruptcy cases with debts of less than RM50,000.00 will be discharged immediately with effect from 1.3.2023. Based on the Guidelines issued by the Malaysian Department of Insolvency for the discharge of bankruptcy under small-scale debts (w.e.f 1.3.2023), […]


合伙人晋升 2023

Shook Lin & Bok is pleased to announce that with effect from 1st January 2023: Marianne Loh has been promoted from Salaried Partner to Limited Partner, and Nina Lai Jian Xian has been promoted as a Salaried Partner. The firm congratulates both of them on their promotion.


世界知识产权组织第 28/2022 号信息通知 — 第 12 版商品和服务国际分类(“尼斯分类”)生效

09 November 2022 The World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) has issued a notice dated 14 October 2022 informing that the 12th Edition of the Nice Classification will enter into force on 1 January 2023. A number of changes have been made to the goods and services classified under the 12th Edition of the Nice Classification which […]



23 September 2022 In our Client Alert of 27.7.2022, some of the significant changes to the provisions of the Courts of Judicature Act 1964 as follows, were highlighted: (a)     there will no longer be any appeal to the High Court against the decision of a subordinate court to dismiss a summary judgment or striking out […]


2022 年烟草制品和吸烟控制法案

16 August 2022 The Control of Tobacco Product and Smoking Bill 2022 (“Bill”) was tabled for its first reading on 27th July 2022 by the Minister of Health. Colloquially dubbed as the “Generational End Game Bill” or “GEG”, the Bill is aimed at eradicating the habit of smoking with the view of protecting the health […]