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Client Alert: COVID-19 The Prihatin Supplementary Initiative Package (KITA PRIHATIN)

September 24th 2020

On 23 September 2020, the Prime Minister Tan Sri Dato’ Haji Muhyiddin bin Haji Mohd Yassin announced an extension of the PRIHATIN, PRIHATIN TAMBAHAN and PENJANA economic stimulus packages termed the Kerangka Inisiatif Tambahan Prihatin (“KITA PRIHATIN”).

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Client Alert: The Malaysian Covid Bill

August 18th 2020

The long-awaited COVID-19 Bill was finally tabled in Parliament for its First Reading Wednesday, 12 August 2020.

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Client Alert: The Malaysian Short-Term Economic
Recovery Plan (PENJANA)

June 9th 2020

Preventive measures against the Malaysian economic slowdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic were taken under the PRIHATIN and PRIHATIN Tambahan stimulus packages announced by the Government of Malaysia on 27 February 2020, 23 March 2020 and 6 April 2020.

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MITI – Sektor Guaman

May 2nd 2020

Merangkumi semua firma guaman bagi conveyancing dan korporat. Skop berkaitan dengan litigasi adalah tertakluk kepada arahan Kerajaan supaya Mahkamah mula beroperasi.

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Client Alert: How to Finance Your Business With The Prihatin Facilities

April 20th 2020

In this article, we dissect the various financing related relief and stimulus packages announced by the Prime Minister on 27 March 2020 and 6 April 2020. We have broken down these packages into categories and the corresponding requirements to ease a borrower’s engagement with a participating institution or lender.

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Movement Control Order: Phase 3 (15-28 April 2020)

April 16th 2020

The ongoing nationwide Movement Control Order (“MCO”) which is in the second phase will be extended by another two weeks until April 28 as announced by the Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin in a special televised broadcast on 10 April 2020.

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Client Alert: COVID-19

And The Movement Control Order: “Critical Works”

April 10th 2020

The Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin on 16 March 2020 had announced the Movement Control Order (“MCO”) to be implemented starting from 18 March 2020 to 31 March 2020. On 25 March 2020, the Government of Malaysia has extended the MCO to 14 April 2020 to curb the spread of the Covid-19 infection in Malaysia.

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The Malaysian Economics Stimulus Packages 2020

April 9th 2020

In a short matter of time, Covid19 has brought about a devastating economic and social blow on a global scale. Most, if not all, countries were taken by surprise by the sweeping disastrous effects of this invisible disruptor.

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Client Alert: COVID-19

How The Government May Amplify Surveillance In A COVID-19 World

April 2nd 2020

The war against COVID-19 is being fought on many fronts, not least the technological. Khairy Jamaluddin, newly minted MOSTI minister, announced on March 26 during an online forum “Adapting to the COVID-19 Challenge” that the Malaysian Government is commissioning a smartphone application with the function of tracking the movements of individuals.

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Client Alert: COVID-19

Corporate Actions In A Pandemic

March 30th 2020

COVID-19 is changing the way the world does business, including in Malaysia. With the Movement Control Order (“MCO”) in place, companies that do not provide “essential services” must be closed, rendering physical meetings between shareholders and directors impossible.

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Client Alert: COVID-19

Privacy

March 26th 2020

The world has been hit with the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) since the end of 2019, and many countries have come up with measures of containment to stop the virus from spreading.

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Client Alert: COVID-19

Key Employment Legal Issues for Malaysian Companies

March 12th 2020

At the present time of writing, the World Health Organisation has confirmed some 114,000 infections of the Coronavirus Disease 2019, or COVID-19.

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Landmark Decision: Affirming the Binding Nature of Shariah Rulings and Constitutionality

June 25th 2019

On 10 April 2019, the Federal Court assembled its nine-member panel and came to a narrow…

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Luminance

October 9th 2018

Naqiz & Partners deploys artificial intelligence from Luminance…

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Scoring on a Levelised Playing Field

September 11th 2017

Money to be had in the future is not worth as much as money held today. If the sale of electricity is on an average price throughout a…

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Applicable Laws and Regulations for Rail Transportation in Malaysia

September 11th 2017

Land Public Transport Act 2010 (“LPTA”) is the current applicable law and regulations for rail transportation in Peninsular Malaysia with jurisdiction over…

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Intellectual Property Rights Arbitration

September 11th 2017

Arbitration is a form of alternative dispute resolution that provides the parties with greater autonomy with regard to cost, time and confidentiality, but…

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