28 July 2020

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Recovery Movement Control Order

COVID-19 Response: Legality of standard operating procedures issued under Conditional Movement Control Order

Constitutionality of “tightening” the “Conditional Movement Control Order” by state governments

COVID-19 Response: “Conditional Movement Control Order” PCID Regulations No. 5

COVID-19 Response: Update on navigating the impact on construction contract performance

COVID-19 Response: Changes to “presumption of insolvency” provision under section 466(1) of Companies Act 2016

Data privacy v COVID-19

COVID-19 Response: Stimulus packages and benefits

Banking & Finance

Bank Negara Malaysia issues policy document on electronic know-your-customer

Bank Negara Malaysia issues new Foreign Exchange Notices

Malaysian Federal Court finds right of management corporation to collect arrears does not give it lawful preference as secured creditor

Shariah Advisory Council of Bank Negara Malaysia rules e-money permissible

Capital Markets

Securities Commission Malaysia issues Guidelines on Advertising for Capital Market Products and Related Services

Bursa Malaysia amends Main and ACE Market Listing Requirements to facilitate application of specified corporate exercises via electronic means

Securities Commission Malaysia liberalises regulation on private retirement schemes to enhance competitiveness of the industry


Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act amended to provide for corporate liability for corruption offences


First cryptocurrency dispute in Malaysia


Malaysian Court of Appeal holds third party cannot be ordered to pay damages directly to plaintiff in main suit

Malaysian Food Donors Protection Act 2020 affords food donors protection from civil liability


Practical Law Arbitration Global Guide: Malaysia chapter

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Immigration 2020: Malaysia chapter

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Product Liability 2020: Malaysia chapter

The International Comparative Legal Guide to Anti-Money Laundering 2020: Malaysia Chapter

The Securities Litigation Review 2020 (6th edition): Malaysia chapter

Awards & Rankings

Rahmat Lim & Partners maintains top tier rankings in IFLR1000 2021 for Banking and Finance

Rahmat Lim & Partners ranked top tier in Benchmark Litigation Asia-Pacific 2020

Rahmat Lim & Partners’ Intellectual Property practice ranked by Asian Legal Business

Pauline Khor inducted into The Legal 500 Hall of Fame