New Section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 has come into force on 1 June 2020. Section 17A imposes a corporate liability on organisations, who may now be held accountable for the corrupt offences committed by their employees or any persons deemed associated with the organisations.

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Messrs Zul Rafique & Partners offers legal consultancy and advisory services to assist companies in Malaysia better understand and comply with Section 17A of the MACC Act 2009. 

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