Regulatory Compliance

Regulation has placed increasing responsibilities on organizations on regional, national and international level. Malaysian companies need to ensure that their businesses comply with the laws and regulations. To avoid penalties and prevent any unwanted interruption to their business, a high level of awareness and preparation for the legal regulation is needed. Knowing how to operate businesses in the landscape of rules and regulations is vital for companies to achieve their business goals.

Our Services

Our services and support include, but is not limited to the following areas:

  • Understand the unique needs of individual companies across a broad range of industry sectors.
  • Identify the laws and regulations applicable to the clients’ businesses including relevant business rules, codes and policies.
  • Provide legal advisory and support to our clients on regulatory compliance in their dealings with the local regulators and agencies.
  • Offer comprehensive legal risk assessments in relation to rules and guidelines brought by the Local Authorities and Government Sector such as Bank Negara Malaysia (“BNM“), Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (“SSM“), Suruhanjaya Sekuriti (“SC“) and Bursa Malaysia (“Bursa“).
  • Provide expertise in relation to licensing issues.
  • Review documents, policies, guidelines and structures in light of the relevant laws and regulations.

Our Experience

  • Some of our clients have complex legal problems that require the help of lawyers from across the firm, including those from our employment, company, commercial and dispute resolution teams. Our cross-practice approach ensures that our clients receive the best advice for their particular situation and that their legal problems are analysed from every necessary angle.

    Our recent experience includes the following:

    • Advising a legal firm in Shanghai, China on the possible claims against a Chinese Company. Our services include liaising with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Malaysia.
    • Advising a public listed company on the Bursa Main Market Listing Requirements, Corporate Governance and regulatory compliance with the relevant listing requirements.
    • Advising a digital marketing company on the Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Act 2001 in Malaysia (“AMLA”)  and drafting an Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Terrorism Financing Policy for their website.
    • Advising a foreign company on the Capital Markets and Services Act, its regulations and licensing for its business.

Related Services

  • Banking & Finance
  • Commercial Contracts
  • Competition Law
  • Construction
  • Consumer Protection
  • Data Protection
  • Data Privacy
  • Employment Law
  • Entrepreneurs & Start-ups
  • Environmental Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Intellectual Property
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Tax
  • Technology
RAYMOND MAH
MANAGING PARTNER
RICHARD WEE
PARTNER
LUM YING MEI
CHIEF TECHNOLOGY OFFICER
CASSANDRA THOMAZIOS
SENIOR ASSOCIATE
MARLYSA ABDUL RAZAK 
ASSOCIATE
TOMMY WONG
PUPIL 

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