By Kenny Poon, Senior Partner, Jeff Leong, Poon & Wong Although the Covid 19 pandemic has put a dampener on many corporate exercises, initial public offerings (IPOs) are still proceeding on track. The recent stock market rally of rubber glove makers in Malaysia is a sure sign than investors are back from their Covid 19 induced quarantine.… Continue reading IPOs During Covid 19 Pandemic
In the first week of the Recovery Movement Control order in Malaysia, most businesses have reopened. One of the first things directors, management and in house counsels need to do is to manage the company's contracts in the new Covid19 environment, covering 3 key areas: 1. Cost control 2. Risk Management 3. Review contracts for… Continue reading JLPW LAW IN 60 SECONDS: Managing Contracts In The New Covid 19 Environment
《2009年马来西亚反贪污法令》第17A条已在2020年6月1日生效。 鉴于第17A条已经在马来西亚生效，马来西亚营运的商业机构的董事、高层管理应立即采取防备措施以遵守新法。 让我们律所企业，证劵和投资业务部的林碧枝律师为您解释。 由于事实案例会有差异，请寻求有关问题的全面解释。 Section 17A of the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission Act 2009 (MACCA) will be enforced from 1 June 2020. Directors and Senior Management need to protect themselves by taking immediate measures to comply with the new law. Joy Lim, from our JLPW Corporate, Securities & Investment Practice Group explains in Chinese. Please… Continue reading JLPW法律快讯：董事与高层管理员需采取哪些措施以免受违反《2009年马来西亚反贪污法令》第17A条。
Recently, many have fallen victim to online scams and fraud in the rush to buy Covid 19 medical supplies over the internet, or worse still have purchased shoddy and defective products. How can buyers and sellers protect themselves when they engage in cross border transactions over the Internet? Our senior partner Jeff Leong explains in… Continue reading JLPW LAW IN 60 SECONDS: How to protect yourself from online scams and fraud in crossborder transactions in the Covid19 new normal virtual environment
The Covid 19 pandemic has severely affected the performance of many contracts in Malaysia through no fault of the parties. In such a situation, it is important to consider what is responsible and fair behavior in performing and enforcing contracts impacted by Covid 19. Our senior partner Jeff Leong explains in the short video above.… Continue reading JLPW LAW IN 60 SECONDS: What is responsible and fair behavior in performing and enforcing contracts impacted by the Covid 19 pandemic?