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?[…]

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[…]

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[…]

What is Company Secretary?

Get to Know Your Company Secretary

We have assisted over 200++ customers to start a business in Malaysia. Click the link below to:    Who is eligible to be a company secretary and what are the roles and responsibilities of a company secretary? Once upon a time, company secretaries were merely seen as company administrators[1]. The profession of company secretaries have come a Read more about Get to Know Your Company Secretary[…]

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Company Director, Duty of Company Director, Company

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Company Director

Congratulations, you have just been appointed as a director of a company! Now that you are one, ever wonder what can you do and what you can’t? With great power comes great responsibility. Being a company director comes with all the glamour and perks, but so does responsibilities. Let us help you navigate through the Read more about The Do’s and Don’ts of a Company Director[…]

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