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Federal Court sets aside arbitration award for breach of natural justice

Master Mulia Sdn Bhd v Sigur Rus Sdn Bhd [2020] 9 CLJ 213; [2020] 12 MLJ 198 Summary In Malaysia, Section 37 of the Arbitration Act 2005 (“AA 2005”) sets out the instances in which an arbitration award may be set aside. In this case, the Federal Court considered the circumstances in which it will …

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Construction Industry And Payment Adjudication Act (CIPAA 2012)

How does the construction industry and payment adjudication act 2012 impact your business? Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act (“CIPAA 2012”) came into operation on 15 April 2014. The Malaysian Parliament enacted CIPAA 2012 with a declared intention to alleviate payment problems in the construction industry through the introduction of a statutory adjudication process. The …

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It’s Never Too Early to Start Estate Planning

It does not matter that your “pot of gold” is not a substantial one. It is prudent that every person plans his or her estate carefully. Planning your estate well will ensure that your assets are enjoyed by the people you intend to receive those assets whilst taking care that your liabilities do not become a burden to them. Having your wealth and assets in the wrong hands should be the last thing on your wish list.