5 Common Questions on Debt Recovery

1. What are the steps to recover my debt? First, it is advisable that you send a Letter of Demand (“LOD”) to the debtor. It is a letter which formally demands the debtor to pay the amount of money which is owed, and also put the debtor on notice that legal action may be taken against them. … Read more

Movement Control Order: FAQ On Contracts

The Movement Control Order (“MCO“) has forced many businesses to shut down temporarily, and many contracts could not be proceeded due to this movement restriction.   This has raised concerns to businesses, as there may be a disruption in the supply chain, closure of office premises, or an inability to make delivery of certain products. … Read more

Exemption Clause: Can A Party Exclude His Liability In A Contract?

Exemption clauses, or often being called as “disclaimers”, are terms in a contract by which a party seeks to exclude, or limit liabilities for the breach of contract or for some torts. There are 2 types of exemption clause, (1) Exclusion Clause; and (2) Limitation Clause.   Here are some common examples:   Exclusion Clause: … Read more

Can Employers Prevent An Employee From Joining A Competitor After The Employment Ends?

You may have seen this type of clause in your employment contract: “After the termination of employment for any reason whatsoever, the employee shall not for a period of 12 months from the date of termination carry out any business of any nature that is similar in nature to or is in competition with the … Read more

Legal Tips: Starting Your E-Commerce Business

1. Register your eCommerce Business First of all, before engaging in any business, you must determine what kind of business entity you want to form. Which type of entity is the most suitable will largely depend on the size, nature, and the needs of your business. In Malaysia, there are generally 4 different types of … Read more

Movement Control Order (MCO): Common Employment Issues

To control the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), the government announced the Movement Control Order (MCO) on 16.3.2020. Following this, many businesses are required to close their premises from 18th March to 14th April 2020.   This announcement has affected businesses and companies across the country, and has caused great concerns among both employers and … Read more