Briefing

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TAKING THE LEAP! 
A new market, known as the Leading Entrepreneur Accelerator Platform (LEAP) Market, has been introduced in Malaysia. The LEAP Market is the third market in addition to the existing Main and ACE Markets. It offers lower entry requirements for the small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia.


In this article, we highlight the salient features of the LEAP Market Listing Requirements.

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AN UPDATE ON INSOLVENCY ACT 1967
The former Bankruptcy Act 1967 (”the previous Act”) has been renamed Insolvency Act 1967 (”the new Act”) pursuant to the amendments made via the Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2017. Although the amendments have been gazetted, its enforcement date is yet to be appointed.


In this article, we attempt to highlight some changes made to the insolvency laws in Malaysia.

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A NEW LANDSCAPE
Amendments have been made to three Acts, namely the National Land Code 1965 (“the NLC”), Strata Titles Act 1985 (“the STA”), and Land Acquisition Act 1960 (“the LAA”). The amendments to the NLC and STA came into force on 1 January 2017 while the enforcement date for the amendments to the LAA is yet to be announced.

In this article, we attempt to highlight the key changes made by the amendments to the present land regulatory system.

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