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Construction Law Series No.2: Trust Issues with Retention Sum in the Times of COVID-19

Construction Law Series No.2: Trust Issues with Retention Sum in the Times of COVID-19

by Naveen Sri Kantha

Where the Employer goes into liquidation, does the retention monies or performance bond be regarded as trust monies or merely a simple debt owed?[Read more...]

The Companies (Exemption) Order 2020: Is it exempted from Legal Challenge?

The Companies (Exemption) Order 2020: Is it exempted from Legal Challenge?

by Alliff Benjamin Suhaimi, Angelene Cheah & Jesselyn Tham

Judicial review is a legal avenue available to an aggrieved party to challenge the decision-making process of a public authority[Read more...]

In Days of Financial Hardship, Can Directors Take Loans From Their Company?

In Days of Financial Hardship, Can Directors Take Loans From Their Company?

by Lavinia Kumaraendran & Avinash Kamalanathan

A director is generally not allowed to take loans from a company. However, there are instances where the same is allowed.[Read more...]

That’s Unfair! – A Cautionary Tale on Judicial Comments

That’s Unfair! – A Cautionary Tale on Judicial Comments

by Alliff Benjamin Suhaimi & Angelene Cheah

Justice. The term that holds the very fabric of a democratic society. A concept that allows society to feel safe and secure.[Read more...]

A New Era of Online Hearings During a Pandemic

A New Era of Online Hearings During a Pandemic

by Alliff Benjamin Suhaimi & Angelene Cheah

This pandemic has made one thing clear, it’s about time for the legal profession to embrace technology and move towards a new era of working remotely.[Read more...]

A Director’s Liability: The Consequences of Turning a Blind Eye to the Wrongdoings of Others.

A Director’s Liability: The Consequences of Turning a Blind Eye to the Wrongdoings of Others.

by Lavinia Kumaraendran & Yap Sher Min

Being a director will undoubtedly put you in a position where you will owe wide general duties to your company.[Read more...]

Relation Back: Escaping Bankruptcy No More

Relation Back: Escaping Bankruptcy No More

by Lavinia Kumaraendran & Avinash Kamalanathan

This article will discuss the doctrine of relation back and how it negates transactions made by a bankrupt to avoid fulfilling his or her obligations.[Read more...]

Necessity for Temporary Measures in Personal Insolvency  (in light of COVID-19)

Necessity for Temporary Measures in Personal Insolvency (in light of COVID-19)

by Lavinia Kumaraendran & Avinash Kamalanathan

The Government had taken active steps in the law of corporate insolvency when it increased the definition of a company’s ‘inability to pay its debts’[Read more...]

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