Covid-19 pandemic took the global economy by surprise, tanking GDP growth rates and putting many out of jobs. This FAQ gives a brief overview on the rights provided under the Malaysian Employment Act 1955 and when faced with unjust dismissal.
This article will talk about Judgment Debtor Summons, another effective method of enforcement procedure which may be used to recover debts against a judgment debtor where bankruptcy or winding up proceeding is not feasible.
The Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (“PDPA”) is an Act that regulates the processing of personal data in regards to commercial transactions. The PDPA was gazetted in June 2010 and officially came into force on 15 November 2013.
In the course of a divorce proceeding, the couple may have disagreements on deciding who gets what from the marriage, and things will get messier when children are involved. Unlike property, which can be divided equally, child custody is not just about being fair to the couple but the child has to be considered too.
Imagine yourself as a Defendant of a case, but the Plaintiff’s case is weak and is likely to be doomed to fail. Must you still proceed with full trial?
To what extent does a company director need to disclose his interests in a contract or a potential deal? Does a director need to disclose all interests?
Procedural impropriety takes place when there is a failure by an administrative tribunal to observe procedural rules that are expressly laid down, even when such failure doesn’t involve any denial of natural justice.
Pleadings represent the cornerstone of any litigant’s case. Such is the importance of pleadings that it is a cardinal rule of law that parties are bound by their pleadings and are not allowed to adduce facts which has not been adduced nor should a court attempt to make a case for a party if it is not pleaded.
When doing business, there would inevitably be instances where the company is required to share confidential information with a third party. These information can be protected under the law via a Non-Disclosure Agreement.
As lawyers, we often tell board of directors that being directors, they must act in the best interest of the company. However, have you ever wondered what does it really mean by “interests of the company”?