Wednesday, 15 July, 2020 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm PENJANA Short-Term Economic Recovery Plan (ERP) : Tax exemptions – RPGT and Stamp Duty About this talk On 5 June 2020, the Prime Minister of Malaysia announced the recovery plan for the country’s economy: PENJANA Short-Term Economic Recovery Plan (ERP). PENJANA includes plans to stimulate the…

Friday, 24 April, 2020 11:00 am – 11:45 am Introduction to Faraid and the law of inheritance for Muslims About this talk As a Muslim, do you understand what Faraid and its relevance to you? Faraid is a concept in Islamic Law, which determines the distribution of a deceased’s property to heirs in portions mentioned…

MahWengKwai & Associates’ Online Talks are organised during the Movement Control Order (“MCO”) period to inculcate our clients and the public the knowledge and awareness on the legal issues and promote networking. On 15 April 2020, our Partner, Sarah Kambali together with our Associate, Marcus Leong, from the firm’s Real Estate Practice Group spoke on…

This was an appeal brought by Pendaftar Hak Milik Negeri Selangor against Caesius Development Sdn Bhd & Others in a land related dispute. In this appeal, the land owner, Caesius Development Sdn Bhd, was the plaintiff in a High Court matter (“Plaintiff”) who sued against amongst others, the appellant, who was the 7th Defendant in…

Wednesday, 15 April, 2020 11:00 am – 11:45 am  Force Majeure & Frustration of Contract in Sale and Purchase Agreements About this talk Has the progress of your sale and purchase agreements been affected by the MCO? Many sale and purchase agreements have force majeure and extension of time clauses. The common law principle of…

(From left) John Chan, Denise Phang and Raymond Mah with Christopher Chan (Associate Director of Hartamas Real Estate Sdn Bhd) On 3 March 2020, MWKA’s Managing Partner, Raymond Mah, and Senior Associates, John Chan and Denise Phang, spoke at Hartamas Academy’s CPD Talk. Among the attendees were property managers and real estate agents. John started…

On 27 February 2020, our Managing Partner, Raymond Mah, was invited to speak at the Strata Development & Dispute Resolution Seminar organised by the Real Estate and Housing Developers Association Institute (“REHDA Institute”). In his presentation entitled “Understanding the Common and Alternative Dispute Resolution Methods in Strata Living”, Raymond explained the setting, procedures and jurisdiction…

In our previous article, “5 Legal Issues to Look Out for when buying and selling a property in Malaysia”, we have highlighted that a fifty per centum (50%) remission of stamp duty is permitted for transfers on the basis of ‘love and affection’ between parent to child and vice versa. This was gazetted under the…

By Sarah Kambali The Budget 2020 for Malaysia was recently tabled at the Dewan Rakyat in Parliament by YB Tuan Lim Guan Eng, Minister of Finance, on Friday, 11th October 2019. The Budget 2020 objectives are based on “Driving growth and equitable outcomes towards shared prosperity.” Real Estate transactions fall under Strategy 11: Promoting Access…

By Christopher Chan, an associate director and a registered estate agent with Hartamas Real Estate Group To spur both the challenging property market, I strongly recommend that the government adopt the following suggestions for Budget 2020: 1) The existing benefits for the residential secondary property market should be reconfigured to the following:  The existing threshold…