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Can the Government Sue for Defamation?

Can the Government Sue for Defamation?

by Alliff Benjamin & Jesselyn Tham

We look at a number of recent cases which have discussed the rights of a Government to sue for defamation.[Read more...]

What Directors Must Keep In Mind When Dealing with Substantial Assets - Section 223, Companies Act 2016

What Directors Must Keep In Mind When Dealing with Substantial Assets - Section 223, Companies Act 2016

by Yap Sher Min

A director has a ‘statutory’ duty under s.223(1) of the CA 2016 to ensure that company resolutions be passed when dealing with substantial undertakings...[Read more...]

Extension of Time, Loss & Expense and Its Notice Requirements - If You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail

Extension of Time, Loss & Expense and Its Notice Requirements - If You Fail to Plan, You Plan to Fail

by Naveen Sri Kantha

In an application for EOT and L&E, there is normally a requirement to serve a written notice within a stipulated time as condition precedent.[Read more...]

Circumstances in which a Director of a Company May Be Publicly Examined in Court

Circumstances in which a Director of a Company May Be Publicly Examined in Court

by Mavinthra Jothy Thillainathan

This article will explore how the public examination mechanism provided under Section 503 of the Companies Act 2016 can be a useful tool to a liquidator.[Read more...]

Bankruptcy 101: An Overview of the Process

Bankruptcy 101: An Overview of the Process

by Avinash Kamalanathan

This outline should shed light on what is involved in the bankruptcy process and clarifies the misconceptions often assimilated to bankruptcy proceedings.[Read more...]

The De Facto Director

The De Facto Director

by Sean Tan Yang Wei

Company directors are the people responsible for the day-to-day running and management of a company.[Read more...]

Estate Planning Series: How One Will Kicked Off a Baby Arms Race

Estate Planning Series: How One Will Kicked Off a Baby Arms Race

by Nicholas Wong Kwang Tee

Is there a limit on the conditions you can attach to the gifts you make in a will?[Read more...]

How Much is Your Life Worth? (A Brief Analysis of Dependency Claims in Malaysia)

How Much is Your Life Worth? (A Brief Analysis of Dependency Claims in Malaysia)

by Adrian Ong Zhi Ern

This article aims to critically address this very question based on the legal principles governing dependency claims in Malaysia.[Read more...]

Recoverability of Liquidated Ascertained Damages Clauses in Construction Contracts -The Paradigm Shift in Judicial Attitude

Recoverability of Liquidated Ascertained Damages Clauses in Construction Contracts -The Paradigm Shift in Judicial Attitude

by Naveen Sri Kantha

Most construction contracts, be it standard form or bespoke contracts contain provisions relating to liquidated ascertained damages (“LAD”).[Read more...]