MahWengKwai & Associates’ Online Talks are presented by video conference to inculcate knowledge and awareness for our clients, potential clients and in-house counsel.  On 27 April 2020, our Senior Associate, Cassandra Nicole Thomazios together with Associate, Tommy Wong, from the firm’s Corporate Department spoke on “Dealing with the Impact of the Movement Control Order (MCO)…

By Tommy Wong The Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 (“the Act”) came into force on 15.1.2001 with the aim of preventing and combating money laundering, terrorism financing and the use of illegal proceeds. Under the Act, banking institutions, various businesses and professional organizations are categorized as reporting institutions and such…

Wednesday, 18 December, 2019 12:30pm – 2:30pm    Doing Business In Malaysia (Download pdf brochure ) Overview China’s Belt and Road Initiative, which aims to strengthen Chinese presence and connectivity to the world, has resulted in Malaysia being a key destination for Chinese investors. As Malaysia continues to see Chinese investors entering its economy, the Malaysian…

By Eric Toh On 6 November 2019, Asia Law Portal issued an article entitled “Some law firms in Asia are now accepting virtual currency” (“Asia Law Portal’s Article”) which highlighted the increase in acceptance of virtual currency by law firms in the United States, Europe and Asia. We are pleased to share that our firm,…

by Raymond Mah Introduction (1) Performance bonds and bank guarantees are commonplace in the Malaysian construction industry. Construction contracts often require a contractor to take out a performance bond, typically in the form of a bank guarantee which can be called upon by the employer to a specified maximum limit in the event of the…

Effective May 2, interbank GIRO (IBG) transactions performed online via internet banking or mobile banking will cost 10 sen, BNM said. Currently, Malaysia’s banks mostly charge RM1-2 for this transaction. From April 2014, banks will slap on a 50 sen charge on top of a 15 sen stamp duty for each cheque issued by the…

Monday, March 11, 2013 12:30pm – 2:30pm    The NEXT Profit Zone: From SCM (Supply Chain Management) to C$C (Customer Service Culture) Speaker: Peter Ong, SBM Training & Consulting Supply Chain Specialist Accredited Training Professional ThinkBuzan Licensed Instructor, UK Performance Coach Location: MahWengKwai & Associates, Level 10, Tower B, Prima Avenue, Dataran Prima.