shadow director

Shadow Director: Who are They and What are Their Duty?

What is Shadow Director A shadow director is a director who:  Is not formally appointed by the company; Are usually the ones who are controlling/ commanding the formally appointed directors (de jure directors) in the background; and The instructions given by them are usually followed and carried out by members of the board of directors Read more about Shadow Director: Who are They and What are Their Duty?[…]

wound up

Can You Wound Up A Money Lending Company?

We have assisted numerous client with winding-up proceedings:    Can you rely on the Companies Act to wound up a money lending company? The short answer is no. The long answer can be seen in the recent Court of Appeal case of Litar Sistem Adilkap Sdn Bhd v. Lee Teak Hock & Anor1. Brief facts Read more about Can You Wound Up A Money Lending Company?[…]

Director’s Duty

Company Law 101: Director’s Duty to Disclose of Personal Interest

What is the “director’s duty to make a disclosure”? Ideally, in every contractual transaction between two companies, it is the duty of the directors of a company to direct, steer and make decisions (in regards to the contractual transaction) in the best interests of the company. However, what happens when a director cannot see past Read more about Company Law 101: Director’s Duty to Disclose of Personal Interest[…]

Family Company

Company Law 101: Oppression in a Family Company

We have assisted numerous clients with their company disputes. Let us help you too:    What is a family company? Family companies are often characterized by having family members as shareholders and directors with the aim of carrying out the family business. However, more often than not, there appears to be a lack of proper Read more about Company Law 101: Oppression in a Family Company[…]

Companies Act 2016

Company Law 101: The Brief Lesson on Section 241 of the Companies Act 2016

Looking for Company Secretary to set up a company?    Section 241 of the Companies Act 2016 (CA) came into force on the 15 March 2019. What it entails is this: Any person who is already a company secretary or any person who is qualified to act as a secretary must now register with the Read more about Company Law 101: The Brief Lesson on Section 241 of the Companies Act 2016[…]

shareholder dispute

Company Law 101: Remedies for Shareholder Dispute

What happens if there is a shareholder dispute between the shareholders and they cannot see eye to eye anymore (regardless of whether the dispute is between majority shareholders or between majority-minority shareholders)? What can a shareholder do? In this article, we will discuss three remedies that are available in such a situation. The general rule Read more about Company Law 101: Remedies for Shareholder Dispute[…]

civil conspiracy

Civil Conspiracy : The Conspiracy Theory

What is Civil Conspiracy? Conspiracy is an agreement between two or more persons to do an unlawful act or to do a lawful act by unlawful means. It may be both a criminal, tortious or even a civil claim. For example: Person A and Person B conspire together to ensure that Person C suffers the Read more about Civil Conspiracy : The Conspiracy Theory[…]

notice of demand

Sending Love Letters a.k.a Notice of Demand to a Company – How is it done?

Need to send notice or letter of demand? We can help you! Use the following link:    If a company owes you money and you need to send a love letter a.k.a a notice of demand to them, how do you do it? This matter was briefly looked at in the High Court case of Read more about Sending Love Letters a.k.a Notice of Demand to a Company – How is it done?[…]

Judicial Management 101

The court recently had the opportunity to deal with the concept of judicial management. Use the following link to find out more what is judicial management is:    It is not uncommon to come upon a company that is under financial distress, due to the influence of internal and external factors. In order to assist Read more about Judicial Management 101[…]

Online Business Guide for SMEs

Online Business Guide for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs)

Thinking of starting an online business? Below are some quick thoughts on establishing your own online business. In the current digital age, everything can be obtained with a snap of a finger. From obtaining news to cross-border conference calls, everything can easily be done provided you have internet. Buying and selling a product is no Read more about Online Business Guide for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs)[…]

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