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The Kuala Lumpur Bar will be hosting a seminar on Competition Law In Action to examine the key topics in the field of competition law from the national and regional perspectives and is now open for registration. Our team from the Competition & Anti-Trust Law Deparment comprised of Mr T. Sudhar (Deputy Head, Competition & […]



On 10 November 2016, the Malaysian Institute of Accountants in collaboration with Malaysian Associations of Tax Accountants (MATA) organised a one-day special conference to summarise and highlight key aspects of the 2017 Budget proposal tabled on 21 October 2016 which sought to further accelerate efforts in transforming Malaysia into a developed country by year 2020. […]



The firm is pleased to announce the elevation of five partners with effect from 1st January, 2017.   We congratulate the following Senior Associates who have been admitted to the partnership. Goh May Woei Hadi Mukhlis Khairulmaini Ng Lay San Marianne Loh Suet May Wendy Lee Wan Chieh



New Managing Partner Nagarajah Muttiah Shook Lin & Bok is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Nagarajah Muttiah as the new managing partner of the firm, effective 1st January 2017. Mr Nagarajah who also heads the International and Domestic Arbitration Department, General & Civil Litigation Department and Insurance & Shipping Department has been with […]


Appointment as member of BNM Financial Stability Exco

Bank Negara Malaysia has announced on 28 November 2016 the appointments of new members to its Financial Stability Executive Committee, ie., Deputy Governor Abdul Rasheed Ghaffour, Datuk Johan Idris and our senior partner and Head of the Banking and Finance Litigation Department, Ms Yoong Sin Min. Our Ms Yoong is one of two external experts […]


Regional Arbitral Institutes Forum 2016 in Sydney

On 25 November 2016, the Resolution Institute in Sydney, Australia hosted the year’s annual Regional Arbitral Institutes Forum (RAIF) Conference with its theme “Building the Future of Arbitration Through Innovation”. The Malaysian Institute of Arbitrators (MIArb) is one of the founding members of the RAIF. RAIF is a collaboration established in 2007 between national arbitral […]


Shook Lin & Bok advise successful applicant for P2P financing platform operator licence

The Securities Commission announced on 3.11.2016 the awarding of licenses to six registered peer-to-peer (P2P) financing platform operators to widen funding avenues for small and medium enterprises (SMEs).This makes Malaysia the first country in the ASEAN region to regulate P2P financing. Ms Karen Kaur, a Partner in our Corporate Department together with her team, assisted […]


Maybank Sharing Session by Shook Lin & Bok

On 5 October 2016, Maybank and Shook Lin & Bok came together to organise a sharing session at Menara Maybank with the participation of Maybank’s personnel and our Mr Jalalullail Othman, Ms Yoong Sin Min and Ms Hoh Kiat Ching. Ms Hoh kick started the event with the topic of “Ship Financing”, elaborating on the […]

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