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Case Study: Can WhatsApp Messages Be Used As Evidence In Court?

Instant messaging platforms such as WhatsApp, Telegram, WeChat and etc are increasingly becoming mainstream communication tools for many small-medium enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia. In fact, the Digital News Report 2017 has named Malaysia as the world’s largest WhatsApp user.  The courts have acknowledged the escalating use of these instant messaging platforms by allowing instant messages…
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September 26, 2021 0

Case Study: Is It Possible For The Malaysian Court to Determine A Dispute Based On Foreign Law?

Can Malaysian courts determine a dispute based on foreign law? This question was briefly dealt with in the high court case of Atico Overseas Ltd v Procast Furniture Industry Sdn Bhd. We will briefly look into the case (TLDR, yes. The long version can be found below). Brief facts of the case Atico Overseas entered…
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September 26, 2021 0

Tips and Tricks When Managing A Company Payroll

Dealing with employee’s payroll month in month out can be quite tedious. To aid you in it, we will list down some things you will need to take note of when you are dealing with your employee’s payroll. Remember to always pay their salary on time In this regard, the law clearly stipulates that every…
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August 31, 2021 0

Case Study: Conviction Before Seizure?

Must a person be convicted under AMLA before their property is seized under the Act? This issue was dealt with in the case of Public Prosecutor v Habib Jewels Sdn Bhd. We will briefly discuss this case with you. Brief facts of the case This application arose from an investigation into the involvement of the…
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August 31, 2021 0

Introduction To Corporate Liability

What is corporate liability? Corporate liability refers to the liability of the company in the event they commit wrongdoing. More specifically, it deals with a situation whereby a company (or in this case, commercial organization) conspires with other companies/ parties/ individuals to commit acts of fraud or dishonesty that involves bribery i.e. corruption.  If you…
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August 25, 2021 0

Introduction To Cash Transaction Limit

What is ‘cash transaction limit’? Cash transaction limit is a form of security measure (including the likes of AMLA) to combat money laundering and illicit activities. It forms an additional level of deterrent against cash abuse and it also complements existing measures such as the suspicious transaction report and the cash threshold report that aids…
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August 25, 2021 0

What Are Some Of The Common Tax Offences That A Company Could Potentially Face In Malaysia

It comes as no surprise (or maybe it does), but a company will have to file tax returns and pay taxes too- failing to do so will land the company in very, very hot soup!  Now that the warning is out of the way, let us briefly look at some of the common tax offences…
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July 31, 2021 0

What Are Some Of the Important Taxes In Malaysia That A Company Needs To Pay?

What are some of the taxes that your company has to pay when you are running a company? Let us briefly find out. 1) Corporate tax This includes business profits, dividends, interests, rents, royalties, premiums, and other income derived from your company dealings in Malaysia. If your company is spanking new, take note of the…
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July 31, 2021 0

How To Renew A SSM Business Registration Online

Ever wonder how you can renew your business registration from the comfort of your home in the current Covid-19 climate? Below is a brief guide on how you can do so. Hopefully, it helps! 1) Register an online account Head on to EzBiz website (set up by Companies Commission of Malaysia “CCM”/ Syarikat Suruhanjaya Malaysia…
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July 23, 2021 0

Tips On Starting A Small Business In Malaysia

Wanting to get your business off on the right foot but you are absolutely clueless as to how it should be done? Below is some consideration you will need to factor in before starting your business. Hopefully, it helps! Do you have a business plan? By putting down all your thoughts, be it a realistic…
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July 23, 2021 0