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Is The Court Bound By Reliefs Granted Under The Statute For An Oppression Suit?

Is a court bound by relief granted in the Companies Act in an oppression case (specifically, section 346(2) of the Companies Act? This was discussed in the Federal Court case of Auspicious Journey Sdn Bhd v Ebony Ritz Sdn Bhd & Ors. Let us have a look at it. Brief facts of the case Auspicious…
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December 31, 2021 0

Who To Turn To When You Pursue A Strata Title Dispute?

Who do you turn to (and what do you need to know) if you are having a dispute with a condo managing corporation? We will briefly share with you below some of the options you have, and what you need to know about the options shared below. A) Strata management tribunal Question: What are some…
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December 31, 2021 0

A Brief Guide On Buying And Selling A Property

FAQ on buying and selling of property: Question: Who can be a party to the transaction? Answer: Anyone who is 18 and above and is not bankrupt. Question: How to find out more information on the property in question? Answer: Do a land search in the relevant land office. The land search would provide important…
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December 31, 2021 0

A Brief Overview Of Harapan Ramai Sdn Bhd v Wan Kuari Sdn Bhd

Brief facts of the case Harapan Ramai entered into a contractual agreement with Wan Kuari whereby Harapan Ramai engaged Wan Kuari as its contractor to execute drilling and blasting of granite blocks at the defendant’s quarry at Bukit Lunchu, Masai, Johor.  Unfortunately, an uncontrolled explosion occurred at the quarry, killing one person and damaging nearby…
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December 31, 2021 0

How To Transfer Property To Another Person?

Generally, in order to transfer property to another person, that person would actually have to buy it from the owner of the property. Today, we will briefly discuss this method i.e. buying/ selling of the property. Ps: we will discuss other ways of transferring properties in another article. General guideline Question: Who can be a…
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November 28, 2021 0

Is It Possible For Condo Management To Sue A Developer For Defects In A Condominium?

Is it possible for condominium management to sue a developer for defects in a condominium? This issue was recently dealt with in Dua Residency Management Corporation v Edisi Utama Sdn Bhd & Anor. Brief facts of the case Edisi Utama developed a portion of the land owned by them into a condominium. One of the…
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November 28, 2021 0

Case Study – A Brief Overview Of Star Asia Group Singapore Holding Pte Ltd v Fung Keong Rubber Manufactory (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd

Star Asia Group entered into a SPA with Fung Keong Rubber whereby Fung Keong Rubber is to sell their plants and machinery to the Star Asia Group for a total sum of RM5,500,000.00. Before the SPA can be completed (and as per the terms of the SPA) Star Asia Group was given 14 days (upon…
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November 28, 2021 0

Case Study – A Brief Overview Of Naza Italia Sdn Bhd v Perfect Logistic Services

In this article, we will take a quick look at the case of Naza Italia Sdn Bhd v Perfect Logistic Services and whether the claim of vicarious liability was successfully established in that case. Brief facts of the case Naza Italia, a company that has exclusive rights in selling Ferraris and its spare parts in…
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November 28, 2021 0

Case Study – Breach Of Shareholder Agreement = Oppression?

Brief summary of the case Dato Cheah, owner, and director of ISM was the approach in 2006 to assist in the rehabilitation of an abandoned project located in KL called CN Gallery. As the land of the project was too small to be developed into a mixed-use commercial development of significant value, Dato Cheah conceived…
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October 31, 2021 0

Case Study – A Brief Overview Of Kong Chee Wai & Satu Lagi v Pengarah Tanah Dan Galian Perak & Yang Lain dan Satu Lagi Kes

Brief facts of the case Chee Wai and the rest of the plaintiffs in this case (totaling 143 of them including Chee Wai) are a group of orang asli from the Semai tribe from Kampung Kuala Senta, Perak. The defendants, in this case, are the Land Office of Perak, Perak State Government, and Bionest Corporation…
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