The Malaysian Government has proposed a bill that will make corporations liable for the corrupt practices of its associated persons.
The Malaysian Competition Commission has initiated a market review on the pharmaceutical sector. What does this mean for companies?
The Malaysian Competition Commission has commissioned an independent non-profit international research and advocacy organisation, to conduct a market review on the pharmaceutical sector in Malaysia.
The Personal Data Protection Department is now actively enforcing the PDPA. Data users should therefore ensure that there is full compliance with all the requirements under the PDPA and its subsidiary legislation.
On 9 June 2017, the Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, announced that the Malaysian Government will introduce a new law that is aimed at protecting Malaysians from cybersecurity threats.
In February 2016, 12 countries signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement. We highlight in this post TPP standards on anti-corruption as well as the potential implications on Singapore and Malaysia,
In recent months, Malaysia has seen momentum in efforts to combat corruption. The principal legislation governing corruption in Malaysia is the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 (“MACCA” or “Act”), which came into effect on 1 January 2009. The Act sets out several key offences, including but not limited to, the…
16 November 2014 – The Personal Data Protection Department (“PDPD”) has announced its intention to enforce compounding regulations pursuant the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (“PDPA”) and has issued a request for feedback from the public on this issue. Section 132 of the PDPA empowers the Personal Data Protection Commissioner…