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Corporate, Commercial & Business Advisory

We support our clients by providing business-driven legal solutions on the legal, regulatory and compliance landscape in Malaysia. We are cognisant that business decisions are time-sensitive and we strive to provide our legal services to our clients promptly and efficiently. Our corporate & commercial practice team leverages on the team’s in-depth experience in corporate advisory and transactions to deliver pragmatic and practical advices to our clients.

Our team of lawyers are ready to assist you on every legal aspect of establishing and carrying on a business in Malaysia from initial establishment and licensing requirements to initial public offering and privatisations.

We also have experience in advising on employment issues that arise in the workplace, sale and purchase of shares, businesses and assets, initial public offering, franchising laws, and protection of intellectual property rights.

We also assist our clients in obtaining the relevant licenses and approvals from governmental agency and regulators for their businesses. Be it the education sector, healthcare sector, manufacturing sector, financial services sector, energy sector, technology, media and telecommunication sector or the hospitality and tourism sector industry, our team of lawyers are ready to assist you on all your legal concerns.

Our corporate secretarial team which is headed by a licensed company secretary with more than 27 years of experience advise and guide businesses on matters relating to incorporation and setting up a business in Malaysia/ registration of a foreign entity, licensing requirements, protection of intellectual property and employment law issues. We also guide our clients on the new regulatory framework governing companies in Malaysia as companies transition from the old Companies Act 1965 to the new Companies Act 2016.

Sub-practice areas:

  • Advising on the licensing framework in Malaysia and assisting in application for Permits and Licences
  • Commercial Leasing
  • Compliance and Corporate Governance
  • Corporate and Debt Restructuring
  • Exchange Controls Regulations
  • Foreign Direct Investments
  • General Corporate Advisory
  • Initial Public Offering (IPO)
  • Joint Ventures and Privatisations
  • Private Equity
  • Private Placements
  • Public Takeovers
  • Advising on Building & Constructions Contracts
  • Advising on Corporate Vesting
  • Advising on Turnkey Contracts
  • Advising on the laws regulating the operation and management of a certain business
  • Project Management and Structuring of Projects
  • Advising on Employment and Industrial Relations
  • Advising on Franchising, Licensing, Distributorship & Merchandising
  • Advising on Data Protection
  • Corporate Secretarial Services
  • Drafting Agency / Distributorship Agreement
  • Drafting Disclaimer & Privacy Statement
  • Drafting related agreements for the Operation and Management of a Hotel / Workers’ Quarters in Projects Area
  • Advising on sales and purchase of shares, businesses and assets
  • Advising on the regulatory framework in Malaysia
  • Conducting due diligence exercises
  • Drafting joint venture, partnership and shareholders’ agreements
  • Advising and Providing Training on Personal Data Protection (Personal Data Protection Act 2010)
  • Advising and Providing Training on Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption (Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009)
  • Advising and Providing Training on the Laws and Guidelines in relation to AMLA (Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001)
  • Advising on the relevant regulatory framework in Malaysia
  • Assist in the setting up of charities, trust funds, societies and non-profit organisations
  • Structuring the charities, trust funds, societies and non-profit organisations

This is not an exhaustive list of our practice areas

Please do not hesitate to reach out to us at +607 361 2283 /+6019 738 8420 or drop us an email at [email protected] if you have any queries.

Practice Areas

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