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IPBA 2019 Singapore

Our Managing Partner, Michael Soo recently presented a paper at the 29th Inter-Pacific Bar Association  (IPBA) Annual Meeting and Conference titled “Border Control: A Useful Programme to Prevent and Stop Counterfeiting” at the Intellectual Property session. The theme of the conference, which was held in Singapore is “Technology, Business and Law – Global Perspectives”, which […]

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SIAC Kuala Lumpur Conference 2019 – Damages in International Arbitration: Contemporary Principles and Practices

Our Partner, Mr. Lam Ko Luen recently spoke at the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Kuala Lumpur Conference 2019 entitled “Damages in International Arbitration: Contemporary Principles and Practices” held on 29 March 2019 at the Kuala Lumpur Bar Auditorium. Our Mr. Lam spoke on Delay and Disruption Claims under the panel session III on Assessment […]

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Sections 56 & 57 of the Central Bank Act 2009 held to be Constitutional

On 10.4.2019, the historic 9-member panel of Judges which was convened for the first time in such a large number to hear a constitutional reference of issues, delivered its judgment on whether legislative provisions which allowed the rulings of the Shariah Advisory Council (“the SAC”) are unconstitutional. The Judges included the Chief Justice of Malaysia, […]

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ALB Litigation Law Firm of the Year 2019

  ​​We are delighted to share this triumph with our clients, who have entrusted us to chart the course and solve the complications. We were awarded the ALB Litigation Law Firm of the Year 2019 at the prestigious Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards on 28.3.2019! We thank you for your trust and support. We […]

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Enforcement of Section 241 of the Companies Act 2016

​​Section 241 of the Companies Act 2016 (“CA 2016”) has come into force on 15 March 2019.   With the coming into force of this section, any qualified person who wishes to act as a company secretary is now required to register with the Registrar of Companies (“Registrar”) irrespective of his or her professional background. […]

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Courtesy Visit from the Zhuhai Lawyers Association

Our firm recently hosted a 17-member delegation from the Zhuhai Lawyers Association. The delegation was led by the President of the Zhuhai Lawyers Association, Mr Tian Xue Dong and included committee members of the Association, all of whom are managing partners or senior partners of their respective firms. Both our guests and our partners engaged […]

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Announcement of New Partner

We are delighted to announce Dhaniah Ahmad as the firm’s newest partner effective 1st March 2019. Dhaniah has extensive knowledge and experience in Malaysia’s Competition Laws. She had served as an Administrative and Diplomatic officer in the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism and was part of the drafting team of the Competition Act […]

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Securities Commission Issues Consultation Papers on ICOs and Property Crowdfunding

Securities Commission Public Consultation Papers: (A) Proposed Regulatory Framework for the Issuance of Digital Assets through Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and (B) Property Crowdfunding The Securities Commission (“SC”) has, on 6 March 2019, published two consultation papers calling for feedback from the public on the framework to be used for  ICOs and property crowdfunding. We set out brief […]

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