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CDR – Essential Intelligence: The Belt and Road Initiative, Malaysia Chapter

CDR – Essential Intelligence: The Belt and Road Initiative, Malaysia Chapter Our Partners, Lam Ko Luen and Victoria Loi, and Senior Associate, Nina Lai, contributed the Malaysia chapter of CDR – Essential Intelligence: The Belt and Road Initiative, published on 21.9.2021 by Global Legal Group, London. The chapter illustrates Malaysia’s robust common law based dispute […]

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ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2021

Shook Lin & Bok was announced as the winner of the Debt Market Deal of the Year at the ALB Malaysia Law Awards 2021 Virtual Awards Ceremony held in July 2021. The transaction involved the issuance of Sukuk Wakalah of up to RM10.0 Billion in nominal value by Bank Kerjasama Rakyat Malaysia Berhad, via a […]

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Moratorium 3.0 on Tijarah, Tv Al-Hijrah

Our partner, Dr. Syed Adam Alhabshi (CPIF), was invited by TV Al-Hijrah to be a guest on their Islamic Finance show “Tijarah” on 14 August 2021. The talk was about the recent Moratorium 3.0, what it entails and who should apply for it. The recording of the talk could be viewed at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGcn8GPeiS4&t=15s  

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The Malaysia Competition Commission’s Market Review for Selected Transportation Sectors in Malaysia: What to Expect and How it would Change the Transportation Sectors’ Way of Doing Business?

12 July 2021 The Malaysia Competition Commission’s Market Review for Selected Transportation Sectors in Malaysia: What to Expect and How it would Change the Transportation Sectors’ Way of Doing Business? On 24 June 2021, the Malaysia Competition Commission (“MyCC”) held its first public consultation session for the members of the public on the findings of […]

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Malaysia’s Movement Control Order 3.0 – Total Lockdown – Proceedings before the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (“MyIPO”) and Proceedings before the Courts

16 June 2021 Malaysia’s Movement Control Order 3.0 – Total Lockdown Proceedings before the Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (“MyIPO”) and Proceedings before the Courts The Malaysian Government implemented a total lockdown from 1st June 2021 to 14th June 2021, and has since extended the lockdown to 28th June 2021, in an effort to control […]

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BENCHMARK LITIGATION ASIA-PACIFIC 2021 – MALAYSIA

29 May 2021 BENCHMARK LITIGATION ASIA-PACIFIC 2021 – MALAYSIA We are pleased to announce that Shook Lin & Bok is once again recognised and ranked by Benchmark Litigation in several practice areas, namely Intellectual Property, Commercial and Transactions, Construction, Labour and Employment, and Competition/Antitrust. Several of our Partners, namely, Michael Soo, Yoong Sin Min, and […]

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IN-HOUSE COMMUNITY FIRMS OF THE YEAR 2021 – MALAYSIA

We are pleased to announce that Shook Lin & Bok was recently named as one of the Malaysian Firms of the Year in the category of International Arbitration. We have also received Honourable Mentions in the categories of Capital Markets and Islamic Finance. We are honoured to receive such recognition and we thank all who […]

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ESG: What’s in a Name?

It is common for us to now hear companies chanting the “ESG” mantra. But what is ESG? ESG essentially comprises the following: [E] for Environmental; [S] for Social; and [G] for Governance. Most, if not all, companies are very much familiar with the [G] component. This is particularly when laws and regulations have been passed […]

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Amendments to the Industrial Relations Act 1967

Amendments to the Industrial Relations Act 1967 The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Act 2020 (“IRA 2020”) introduced several major changes to the Industrial Relations Act 1967 (“the Act”). The main changes with regard to the Act, which came into effect on 1 January 2021, may be summarized as follows.   Referral of Dismissal Cases To The […]

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