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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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Retrenchment

Five long service employees filed their section 20 representations at the Industrial Court claiming that their retrenchment by their employer was mala fide. On 16.11.2020, the Industrial Court determined that the retrenchment was carried out in good faith after considering various factors put forth by the Company, including its financial standing, sales performance at the […]

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Think Again, When You Want to be Exclusive – It could be a Potential Infringement of the Competition Act 2010

Having an exclusive dealing is quite common in today’s commercial transactions. This may be done by incorporating an exclusivity clause in commercial agreements. An exclusive dealing occurs when an enterprise enters into an agreement with another to limit the latter from dealing with the first enterprise’s competitors. Whilst having an exclusive dealing may, to an […]

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