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The laws on identifying effectively beneficial owners of companies have been in force in Hong Kong and Singapore for a few years now. Malaysia just introduced the beneficial owners reporting regime in March 2020.

In this recording of our webinar, Liza Murray, Poh Seng Lim and Lathika Pillay from our Corporate Services team in Asia Pacific give a high level understanding on the key steps and practical requirements for complying with the beneficial owners reporting regime in Malaysia, with brief overview, comparison of key similarities and differences in the law and reporting requirements, and discussion of common issues and pitfalls encountered by companies, in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Author

Liza Murray is a partner in Baker McKenzie's Corporate Practice Group in Hong Kong. She is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, and a fellow member of the Hong Kong Institute of Company Secretaries. She currently sits on the Professional Services Panel of the Hong Kong Institute of Company Secretaries.