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My Say: Court rulings on chairperson’s and directors’ duties raise cautions for holders of these posts

  By Philip T N Koh / The Edge Malaysia 10 May 2024, 01:30 pm This article first appeared in Forum, The Edge Malaysia Weekly on May 6, 2024 – May 12, 2024 Directors’ duties with respect to financial statements In 2011, in the case of Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Healy & Ors, the Federal Court of …

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My Say: Third-party arbitration financing’s unholy shadow

This article first appeared in Forum, The Edge Malaysia Weekly on June 5, 2023 – June 11, 2023 Arbitration, international or domestic, is often seen as an expeditious way to seek justice. And increasingly we see investment companies and finance houses offering funding to help people who take their disputes to arbitration. That is called …

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My Say: Thoughts on the Constitution’s future 66 years after Independence

This article first appeared in Forum, The Edge Malaysia Weekly on August 28, 2023 – September 3, 2023 As a nation, we celebrate 66 years of Independence this month, and in September, joined by Sarawak and Sabah, we will mark 60 years of the formation of Malaysia. The Constitution has often been defaced but it …

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My Say: A commission on private law reform is an urgent need

This article first appeared in Forum, The Edge Malaysia Weekly on July 31, 2023 – August 6, 2023 There is an urgent need for the government to support reform in private law.Malaysian law is saddled by a legacy of legislation that is increasingly antiquated and unable to cope with contemporary commercial complexities. The regulatory framework …

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