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Recent News December 16, 2019

e-KYC Exposure Draft

In a move to push forward the financial technology agenda and to increase penetration of digitalisation in the nation, Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia) (BNM) has issued an exposure draft on the requirements and guidelines to implement e-KYC for on-boarding individuals to the financial sector. The exposure draft covers various aspects including the […]

Recent News October 18, 2019

Trademarks Act 2019

The new Trademarks Act 2019 which was passed by the Parliament in July 2019 will replace the Trade Marks Act 1976. The new Act aims to implement the Madrid Protocol which Malaysia has signed late September 2019. The new Act will allow an applicant to obtain trademark protection in other member countries under the Madrid […]

General August 16, 2019

3 Important Amendments to the Companies Act 2016

The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2019 was passed on 10 July 2019. Upon receiving royal assent, the law will be gazetted and become law on the appointed date. This is the first amendment made to the Companies Act 2016 ever since it came into operation early 2017. The main amendments cover the following: 1. Execution of […]