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A Guide to Acquiring a Malaysian Company or Business: The Due Diligence Process

A due diligence process seeks to reveal the potential risks hidden within a company. For this reason, it is widely and commonly used in company/business acquisition. While due diligence is recognized as a process of investigating, analyzing and assessing the relevant documents about the target company, for the purposes of the article, we will focus …

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Making Sure A Business Is Worth Buying: Always Conduct A Robust Due Diligence

Many buyers think of skipping due diligence as they believe they already have a clear understanding of the target company. But it is vital for buyers always to remember that there may still be aspects of the company which they don’t know about, or intentionally hidden from them. Hence, due diligence is a crucial stage …

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What Is The New Section 17A MACC Act, and How Are Your Businesses Affected?

“Corporate Liability Provision” Under Section 17A The new Section 17A MACC Act [1], which will come into effect 1st June 2020, (hereinafter referred to as “the new provision”) is of great significance for all companies incorporated in or carrying on business in Malaysia. The new provision will impact businesses of all shapes and sizes regardless …

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6 Reasons Why You Should Have A Shareholders’ Agreement.

A Shareholders’ Agreement is a legally binding contract entered between the shareholders of a company. Although, it is not a legal requirement, having a well-prepared agreement drafted by your lawyers can act as a safeguard. The main purpose of this important agreement is to protect the shareholders’ investment in the company and to regulate the …

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