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Proposed Amendments To The Companies Act 2016 – Corporate Rescue Mechanism Regime

23 November 2023 The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2023, tabled in Parliament for first reading, contains provisions aimed at strengthening both the existing corporate rescue provisions to assist companies with financial difficulties post Covid 19-pandemic and the policy regarding beneficial ownership reporting framework. We set out in this Client Alert some of the proposed amendments to […]


Insolvency (Amendment) Act 2023

02 November 2023 Since our Client Alert of 7.3.2023 highlighting the changes in the discharge from small scale debt bankruptcies, further changes to the bankruptcy regime have taken place.  The Insolvency (Amendment) Bill 2023 was tabled and passed by Parliament.  Now known as the Insolvency (Amendment) Act 2023 (“the Act”), it came into force on […]


Lex Virtus: Universiti Malaya’s Faculty of Law Orientation Programme

We are pleased to have been amongst the Platinum Sponsors for Universiti Malaya’s Faculty of Law Orientation Programme this year. The programme, which is dubbed Lex Virtus, is a one-week orientation programme organised by the Faculty of Law’s senior students to integrate freshmen into the law school as well as to introduce core values of […]


Hari Terbuka MyIPO 2023

The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) hosted an open house in conjunction with its 20th Anniversary celebrations at Menara MyIPO, PJ Sentral on 6th and 7th October 2023. The event saw a wide array of activities from seminars and talks to lucky draws and a short marathon dubbed the “ExploreRace” being held at MyIPO’s […]


Partnership Promotion 2023 – 5th & 6th October 2023

Shook Lin & Bok is pleased to announce that the following have been promoted as Salaried Partners. 1.    Jeff Nyau Kok Cheong with effect from 5th October 2023. 2.   Apple Gam Peih Fenn with effect from 6th October 2023. The firm congratulates both of them on their promotion.


Malaysia Legal Forum 2023

Our Managing Partner and Head of our Intellectual Property, Information Technology & Licensing Department, Michael Soo, spoke on the topic of “ ” during the second session of the forum where he had the pleasure of sharing the stage with YA Datuk Wong Kian Kheong (Court of Appeal Judge), Lim Zhi Jian (RDS Partnership) and […]


10 Top Influential Construction Dispute Lawyers in Malaysia for 2023

We congratulate Lam Ko Luen, our partner and Head of our Building, Construction & Engineering department, for being recognized as one of the 10 Top Influential Construction Dispute Lawyers in Malaysia for 2023 by Business Today. We thank all our clients for their continuous support and Business Today for the recognition. The article can be […]


Petronas Compliance Conference 2023

Our Senior Partner, Hoh Kiat Ching, was honoured with an invitation to the Petronas Compliance Conference 2023, held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on 26 September 2023. Petronas shared insights into its compliance journey, and the challenges faced with the ever-changing regulatory landscapes across several jurisdictions. Other industry leaders also gave their views on […]


AsiaLaw 2023 Ranking – Ranked Practitioners & Client Feedback

We congratulate our partners who have been recognised in their respective practice areas, Michael C.M. Soo as an Elite Practitioner in Intellectual Property and Jal Othman as a Distinguished Practitioner in Banking and Finance, and our partners, Lam Ko Luen and Ng Hooi Huang who have received positive client feedback. We wish to thank AsiaLaw […]