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Claiming overdue payments could be an inconvenient process. For business owners, it may affect business relationships and at the same time the non-payment will impact business' cash flow...
Kevin Wu & Associates
Despite being one of the fast-growing countries in the Southeast Asian region, Malaysia falls behind from the 150 countries across the globe that have amended their legislations...
Shearn Delamore & Co.
The United Nations Convention on International Settlement Agreements Resulting from Mediation (the Singapore Convention on Mediation) ("Convention") was adopted on 20 December 2018...
Shearn Delamore & Co.
The increase in immigration raids in recent months has highlighted a common occurrence in multiple industries facing a labour shortage. Foreign employees are often found...
MahWengKwai & Associates
Joint management bodies, management corporations, parcel owners and developers are regularly turning to the Strata Management Tribunal ("Tribunal") due to its efficiency...
Kevin Wu & Associates
Despite the subjectivity of "beauty" and the fact that everyone is unique in their own ways, it is undeniable that most individuals may have desires to sustain a flawless and/or perfect appearance...
AmerBON
In the first part of my commentary last month, I highlighted two factors that bind ESG (environmental, social, and governance) and human rights concepts.
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
On 24.2.2023, the Unity Government re-tabled the long-awaited Budget 2023 ("Budget"). Beneficiaries include the EV and agriculture industries, MSMEs...
Shearn Delamore & Co.
On 13 February 2023, BNM issued two new policy documents relating to insurance business.
MahWengKwai & Associates
There are presently 11 offences which carry the mandatory death penalty in Malaysia. After the Special Committee to Review Alternative Sentences to the Mandatory Death Penalty...
AmerBON
When we first started "doing human rights", there was a great deal of scepticism. Some would say that human rights work was ineffective, useless, and a waste of resources.
Zul Rafique & Partners
Recently, the High Court of Penang has resolved the confusion on the correct mode to challenge an Industrial Court Award in the High Court
Kevin Wu & Associates
The common law has long recognised the right of an employee to terminate their contract of service. Therefore, for employees to be discharged from their obligations under the employment contract...
Fakhoury Global Immigration
The Malaysia Immigration Department has recently announced the implementation of the AutoGate facility for foreign business and social travelers who do not hold a Malaysian long-term pass from 10 countries.
Lee Hishammuddin Allen & Gledhill
An artificial intelligence ("AI") program, ChatGPT-3.5, has passed the evidence and torts sections of a multiple-choice, multistate Bar exam.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Malaysian High Court has reconfirmed that if the same interim relief can be granted by an arbitral tribunal and the courts, a party should first apply to the tribunal.
Shearn Delamore & Co.
BNM has on 3 February 2023 issued a discussion paper on its proposed Financial Inclusion Framework 2023-2026 ("Framework") and inviting feedback by 31 March 2023.
Kevin Wu & Associates
A tenancy agreement is a binding contract between a tenant and a landlord which outlines the rights and responsibilities of each party during the tenancy period.
Gan Partnership
In Persatuan Kanak-Kanak Spastik Selangor & Wilayah Persekutuan, the Court of Appeal (1) decided on two important issues that impact the arbitration scene in Malaysia.
MahWengKwai & Associates
When you own a property, the general position is that you can do what you want with it. While the right to own land is guaranteed by law, there are exceptions in which State Authority consent...
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