STAMP DUTY FOR TRANSFER OF PROPERTIES IN MALAYSIA

STAMP DUTY FOR TRANSFER OF PROPERTIES IN MALAYSIA

Pursuant to Stamp Act 1949, as amended by the Finance Act 2018 which came into effect from 01.01.2019, the rate of stamp duty payable for transfer of properties in Malaysia is calculated as follows,...

REGISTRATION OF TRADEMARK IN MALAYSIA

REGISTRATION OF TRADEMARK IN MALAYSIA

Are you thinking of starting manufacturing in Cambodia? Are you exporting to Vietnam? Worrying locals or copycats stealing or profiting from your brand? How do you manage to protect your brand?

MALAYSIAN LAW - LETTER OF DEMAND

MALAYSIAN LAW - LETTER OF DEMAND

  1. What is a letter of demand?
    • A letter of demand aka notice of demand is a document issued to give formal notice of your demands and that you are considering a legal action should the recipient fails to comply with it.
DIVORCE IN MALAYSIA

DIVORCE IN MALAYSIA

In Malaysia, there is generally two types of divorce of marriage namely:-

A) DIVORCE BY JOINT PETITION

Where both parties agree to the divorce, the party may seek a solicitor to file a Joint Petition.

NO REFUND, NO CANCELLATION POLICY. IS IT VALID?

NO REFUND, NO CANCELLATION POLICY. IS IT VALID?

Gym memberships, spa packages, or even learning or matchmaking services may fall under a contract category of future service contracts by virtue of Consumer Protection Act 1999 (“CPA 1999”), so long as they are provided on a continuing basis.

More often than not, such service providers will provide “packages” that collect full upfront payment for services provided at a later date or for a fixed duration.

RAISING A DEFENCE AGAINST ALLEGED CORRUPTION

RAISING A DEFENCE AGAINST ALLEGED CORRUPTION

Introduction

The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has been persistent in its efforts to combat corruption in Malaysia. This includes the amendment of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 (amendment 2018) to insert a new section known as Section 17A.

REGISTERED TRADEMARK

REGISTERED TRADEMARK

Company brands and trademarks are amongst a company's valuable assets. Branding starts through your use of distinctive images, symbols, designs, labels, colours, styles, logos, or packaging which effectively separate and distinguish your goods or services from others in the same market. Trademarks registration give both protection to your customers and you to acquire brand image and build up brand reputation amongst your consumers.

RESEALING OF DIVORCE

RESEALING OF DIVORCE

The Laws:

  • Section 107 (3) of the Law Reform (Marriage & Divorce) Act 1976 (LRA)- where a marriage is solemnized in Malaysia is dissolved or annulled by a decree of a court of competent jurisdiction outside Malaysia, either of the parties may apply to the Registrar General (JPN) for the registration of such decree
RESEALING OF GRANT OF PROBATE

RESEALING OF GRANT OF PROBATE

The Laws:

  • Section 52 of the Probate and Administration Act 1959 (Revised 1972) - Where a Court of Probate in any part of the Commonwealth has, either before or after the passing of this Act, granted probate or letters of administration in respect of the estate of a deceased person,
RESEALING OF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

RESEALING OF LETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION

The Laws:

  • Section 52 of the Probate and Administration Act 1959 (Revised 1972) - Where a Court of Probate in any part of the Commonwealth has, either before or after the passing of this Act, granted probate or letters of administration in respect of the estate of a deceased person,
PROTECT YOUR BRIDAL STUDIO

PROTECT YOUR BRIDAL STUDIO

PROTECT YOUR BRIDAL STUDIO

  • Rights to Photography
  • Copyright
BE SAFE… FROM THE VIRUS AND VIOLENCE

BE SAFE… FROM THE VIRUS AND VIOLENCE

Covid-19 outbreak, the unsparingly infectious disease affecting the young and old alike across the globe has led the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare it as a global pandemic. Nations are gradually imposing a nationwide lockdown as an attempt to prevent the spread of the virus.

MALAYSIA ACCEDES TO MADRID PROTOCOL

MALAYSIA ACCEDES TO MADRID PROTOCOL

GENEVA, 27 September 2019 – Malaysia becomes the 106th member of the Madrid Protocol System upon depositing the instrument of accession of the Protocol relating to the Madrid Agreement concerning the International Registration of Marks with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) today.

HOW TO CLAIM UNCLAIMED MONEYS

HOW TO CLAIM UNCLAIMED MONEYS

Malaysians have a whopping RM5.6b in unclaimed moneys at the end of last year and is currently sitting in trust in the AG (Accountant-General’s) Department. Do you have unclaimed moneys? Claim it back!

DIVORCE & CUSTODY

DIVORCE & CUSTODY

Divorce in Malaysia is governed by Law Reform (Marriage & Divorce) Act 1976 (“the 1976 Act”). A divorce can be initiated by joint petition (both agreed to divorce) or by unilateral petition where only one party intends to file a divorce.

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