Background The Companies (Amendment) Bill 2019 (“Bill”) was recently passed at the Dewan Rakyat on 10 July 2019 and will soon be tabled before the Dewan Negara for its approval. The five key amendments being introduced to the Companies Act 2016 (“Act”) under the Bill are as follows. 1. Execution…
Stephanie Phua is a partner in the Corporate and Commercial practice group of Wong & Partners. She has also previously worked in the Corporate Practice Group of Baker & McKenzie, Sydney. Stephanie has been shortlisted in 2016 as “Young Lawyer of the Year” for the Asian Legal Business Malaysia Law Awards and was recently recognised as a "Rising Star" in Corporate by Euromoney Women in Business Law Awards in 2016. Asialaw Profile named Stephanie a "Leading Lawyer" in General Corporate Practice and Mergers & Acquisitions in 2008 and 2009, a "Leading Lawyer" in Insurance & Reinsurance and Mergers & Acquisitions in 2010 and 2011, and a "Leading Lawyer" in Mergers & Acquisitions in 2012 and 2013.