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Introduction of New Registration Number Format for Business Entities

The Companies Commission of Malaysia (“Commission”) has announced the introduction of a new 12-digit format for registration numbers for companies, businesses and limited liability partnerships. The implementation of the new format, which took effect on 11 October 2019, is in line with the government’s initiative to adopt a single registration format for all business entities […]

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Adjudication Decision Need Not Be Enforced As A Judgment Under S. 28 Of Cipaa To Commence Winding Up

Adjudication under Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act 2012 (“CIPAA”) is a temporary means of resolving payment disputes in the construction industry. Nevertheless, an adjudication decision is binding on parties until it is set aside or the dispute is finally resolved. Thus, it is possible and indeed an option for the successful party to an […]

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KL Bar – Lincoln’s Inn Alumni Moot Court Competition 2019

The Firm is delighted to be the Gold Sponsors of the KL Bar – Lincoln’s Inn Alumni Moot Court Competition 2019 which was held on 28-29 September 2019. Our Partners, Poh Choo Hoe, Samuel Tan and Dr. Syed Adam also acted as guest judges for the competition and handed the Best Written Submissions award to […]

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INTI Law Awareness Week

Victoria Loi, a dispute resolution partner in our Building, Construction & Engineering Department was amongst several speakers invited to speak at the recent INTI Law Awareness Week 2019 at INTI International University, Nilai, Negeri Sembilan. Victoria spoke on the challenges and expectations of Building & Construction Legal Practice.

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Bursa Malaysia Berhad Public Consultation Papers: (A) Proposed Amendments To The Main And Ace Market Listing Requirements In The Areas Of Anti-Corruption And Whistle-Blowing Measures; And (B) Driving Digitalisation In Corporate Exercises

Bursa Malaysia Berhad (“Bursa Malaysia” or the “Exchange”) has, on 26 September 2019, issued a consultation paper seeking public feedback on the proposed amendments to the Main and ACE Market Listing Requirements (collectively “Listing Requirements”) in light of the government’s call under the National Anti-Corruption Plan (2019-2023). In that connection, Bursa Malaysia seeks the views […]

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Test For “Ability To Pay Debts” In Bankruptcy

On 26.8.2019, the Federal Court heard, and allowed, the appeal of Affin Bank Berhad regarding when a bankruptcy order may be annulled. The issue of the ability of a debtor to pay his debts was considered as it was contended by the debtor that his ability to pay his debts had arisen subsequent to the […]

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‘Driving Forces Behind Belt & Road Initiative’ seminar at AIAC on 13 August 2019

At the recent ‘Driving Forces Behind Belt & Road Initiative’ seminar jointly hosted by the Asian International Arbitration Centre (AIAC), China International Economic And Arbitration Commission (CIETAC) and Malaysia China Legal Cooperation Society (MCLCS), Mr Lam Ko Luen, our Head of International & Domestic Arbitration department, was invited to speak in a panel discussion titled […]

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