The Malaysian Lawyer and Legal Logic Asia: Companies Act 2016 Talk

As earlier posted, TheMalaysianLawyer.com is partnering up with Legal Logic Asia for this upcoming Companies Act 2016 talk. It will be on 4 April 2017 at Pullman Hotel Bangsar. Click on the image below for the registration form.

Set out below is a preview of some of the topics that will be covered at the talk. I highlight below 6 common areas I come across frequently in practice.

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Uncertainty in Signing Documents under the Companies Act 2016?

There were some new provisions under the Companies Act 2016 that caused a great deal of uncertainty on the signing of documents and contracts.  One frequently asked question was whether all documents executed on behalf of the company now required at least one director to sign that document. Such a requirement would create tremendous logistical problems.

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I explain this issue below and how there is now some clarification from the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM). Continue reading