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Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2020: Firm Of The Year – Malaysia

Our firm was announced as the winner of “Firm of the Year – Malaysia” at the Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards 2020 on 24 September 2020. The Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific Awards is described on its website as an annual awards event that “recognises excellence in disputes and litigation practice throughout the Asia-Pacific market across a wide range […]

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Temporary Measures For Reducing The Impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Bill 2020 [“COVID-19 Bill”]

The widely anticipated COVID-19 Bill finally lands in Parliament during its recent sitting and was passed by Dewan Rakyat on 25.8.2020.   As its name suggests, the COVID-19 Bill contains legal measures to address the adverse impact of the ongoing pandemic on Malaysian individuals and businesses. The measures contained in the COVID-19 Bill are aimed […]

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ALB Construction & Real Estate Law Firm of The Year 2020

ALB CONSTRUCTION & REAL ESTATE LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR 2020 We are delighted to share this triumph with our clients and every member of the firm. We were named the ALB Construction and Real Estate Law Firm of the Year 2020 at the prestigious 7th Annual Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards held virtually […]

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Precedent decision by the Court of Appeal: Unsecured creditors do have the locus standi to participate in Judicial Management proceedings and oppose the making of a Judicial Management Order

Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and Malayan Banking Berhad Million Westlink Sdn. Bhd. On 21.7.2020, the Court of Appeal allowed the appeal filed by Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and Malayan Banking Berhad (the Banks), against the High Court’s decision which had dismissed the Banks’ application to intervene in a judicial management proceeding filed by their debtor. […]

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The COVID-19 pandemic – Has it had an impact on the protection and enforcement of trademarks?

1. The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused disruptions of unprecedented proportions around the globe with lockdowns and partial movement restrictions. In Malaysia, the Movement Control Order (“MCO”) and Conditional MCO (“CMCO”) was implemented by the Malaysian Government prior to 10th June 2020. Prosecution of trademarks 2. Amongst the businesses and services required to […]

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Section 17A of MACC Act to Take Effect on 1 June 2020: Are you Ready?

On 21.5.2020, the Prime Minister’s Office announced that section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 (“MACC Act”) remains on course to be implemented on 1.6.2020, despite requests from businesses for its implementation to be put on hold due to the Covid-19 pandemic. In this article, we will discuss some pertinent points businesses ought […]

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