23 October 2019
Malaysia Releases New Guidelines for the Principal Hub 2.0 Incentive
The Malaysian Investment Development Authority announces enhancements to the Principal Hub incentive.
21 October 2019
Taxpayer Succeeds in Stamp Duty Appeal on the Transfer of Shares to a Labuan Entity
Wong & Partners successfully represented a company in its appeal against the decision of Malaysia's Collector of Stamp Duties.
16 October 2019
Highlights of the Malaysian Budget 2020
On 11 October 2019, the Minister of Finance YB Lim Guan Eng unveiled the Malaysian Budget 2020 ("Budget"). With the theme "Driving Growth and Equitable Outcomes Towards Shared ...
15 October 2019
Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill 2019
The Industrial Relations (Amendment) Bill 2019 was recently passed by the Dewan Rakyat on 9 October 2019. The contents of the Amendment Bill are mostly similar to the amendments proposed by the ...
14 October 2019
Anti-Fake News Act 2018 to Be Repealed
The House of Representatives has once again passed the bill to repeal the Anti-Fake News Act 2018 ("Repeal Bill") on 9 October 2019.
14 October 2019
Malaysia's Accession to the Madrid Protocol
Malaysia finally deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol with the World Intellectual Property Organization on 27 September 2019, Read more.
10 October 2019
Malaysia Electricity Supply Industry 2.0
The Malaysian Cabinet had last month approved a 10-year master plan known as Malaysia Electricity Supply Industry 2.0 (MESI 2.0) to reform the power industry.
7 October 2019
Accession to the Madrid Protocol
After much anticipation, Malaysia deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol with the World Intellectual Property Organization on 27 September 2019.
4 September 2019
Malaysia Update: Trademarks Bill 2019
The long-awaited Trademarks Bill has been passed. This will facilitate Malaysia's accession to the Madrid Protocol as set out under the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2025.
27 August 2019
Update on Malaysian Service Tax on Imported Digital Services
Beginning 2020, registered foreign service providers providing digital services to Malaysian consumers will be charging 6% service tax.
9 August 2019
Limitation Period for Latent Defects/Latent Damages
On 4 April 2018, the Limitation (Amendment) Act 2018 was passed by the Malaysian Parliament and was then granted Royal Assent by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on 27 April 2018.
7 August 2019
Tax Newsletter 2019: Volume 1
This edition highlights key direct tax developments in relation to transfer pricing, stamp duties and changes to the Labuan tax regime, as well as the recent revamp of the Customs Act 1967.
22 July 2019
Companies (Amendment) Bill 2019: Five Key Amendments to the Companies Act 2016
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.
16 July 2019
말레이시아의 개정된 관세법이 기업에 미칠 영향
최근 개정된 관세법(개정)2018 과관세법(개정)(2)2018 에 이어, 말레이시아 정부는 관세법 1967 ("관세법")을 다시 한번개정하여관세법(개정)2019 ("개정법")을 도입했습니다.
16 July 2019
Revamp of the Malaysian Customs Act 1967 Affecting Businesses
The new Malaysian government has introduced another round of amendments to the Customs Act 1967 via the Customs (Amendment) Act 2019.
15 July 2019
이자 지출의 공제 제한
말레이시이아에서는 과세년도 기간에 대한 과세자의 조정된 소득을 계산할 때 특정 조건이 충족되면 이자 지출은 일반적으로 과세자의 총소득에서 공제할 수 있었습니다.
Malaysian Competition Commission Issues Guidelines on IP Rights and Competition Law
The Malaysian Competition Commission has issued guidelines in respect of competition issues arising from matters relating to intellectual property.
19 June 2019
New Guidelines on Mergers and Acquisitions Issued by the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission
The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission has introduced guidelines, Read more.
15 April 2019
Service Tax on Imported Digital Services
Malaysia will be imposing service tax on digital services that are imported by consumers in Malaysia under a Business-to-Consumer ("B2C") regime.
4 April 2019
Are Retention Sums Trust Monies Belonging to a Contractor?
Retention monies are monies withheld by the employer from the sum otherwise certifiable to the contractor.
マレーシア人的資源省（MOHR）は、先日、1967 年労使関係法（IRA）、1959 年労働 組合法（TUA）、および 1955 年雇用法（EA）の改正案を発表しました。
9 January 2019
正如我们之前在 2018 年 4 月和 10 月的客户快讯中强调的，《马来西亚反贪污委 员会（修订）案》已于 2018 年通过，这使得现行的《2009 年马来西亚反贪污法 案》（MACCA）也会被修改。
8 January 2019
기업의 부패 방지 책무 업데이트
발간한 자료에서 강조한 바와 같이, 말레이시아 반부패위원회(개정)법안2018(Anti-Corruption Commission (Amendment) Bill 2018)은 가결되었으며, 부패 방지에 실패한 상업 조직의 책무를 규정하는 17A 조항이 마련되었습니다.
8 January 2019
19 December 2018
말레이시아에 제안된 이전가격 변경
재정법안 은 납세자에게 잠재적으로 광범위한 영향을 미칠 수 있는 말레이시아의 이전가격 규칙에 대한 제안된 변경을 도입합니다.
5 November 2018
Highlights of the Malaysian Budget 2019
On 2 November 2018, the Malaysian Budget 2019 ("Budget") was unveiled by the Finance Minister, YB Tuan Lim Guan Eng.
05 October 2018
Bank Negara Malaysia issues Exposure Draft of Risk Management in Technology
Bank Negara Malaysia issued an exposure draft of the Risk Management in Technology policy document.
말레이시아의 인프라 건설 분야 업데이트
지난 5월에 있었던 말레이시아의 제14대 총선에서 범야권연합체인 희망연대 의 승리로 말레이시아에 새로운 정부가 수립되었고, 수립된 현 정부는 외국인 투자 유치 정책에 있어 보다 공정한 조건의 계약 조건을 주장하는 등 중요한 정책적 변화를 가져왔습니다.
14 August 2018
Repeal of the Anti-Fake News Act 2018
The Malaysian Government has tabled a bill to repeal the Anti-Fake News Act 2018.
31 July 2018
Improving the Quality and Coverage of Public Transport
Pakatan Harapan Acts on Promise 8: Improving the Quality and Coverage of Public Transport
Malaysia: Tax Newsletter Volume 2
In this edition, we highlight recent guidance published by the Malaysian Inland Revenue Board on the tax treatment for digital advertising.
Case Law Update - The Federal Court of Malaysia is not competent to hear appeals with respect to opposition under Section 28 of the Trade Mark Act 1976
The Federal Court recently revisited its own jurisdiction to hear an appeal which lies in an ...
Case Law Update: Role of Trade Mark Disclaimers in Determining Likelihood of Deception / Confusion
The High Court was given the opportunity to consider, the effects of disclaimers, amendments, modifications or limitations imposed by the Registrar of Trade Marks on a registered trade mark.
15 May 2018
말레이시아: 제안된 GST 폐지 및 잠재적 세제 개혁
2018년 5월 9일 말레이시아의 총선 결과에 따라, Pakatan Harapan 연합 ("연합")은 Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad를 총리로 하는 새로운 정부를 구성했습니다.
18 April 2018
기업의 책임"을 묻는 말레이시아의 반부패 법안
말레이시아 정부는 기업과 관련된 개인의 부패 행위에 해당 기업도 책임을 지도록 말레이시아 반부패위원회법 2009 (Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009)의 수정안을 제안했습니다.
Pharmaceutical Sector in Malaysia under Market Review of the Malaysian Competition Commission
Third World Network conducts market review as commissioned by the YCC, pursuant to powers under Chapter 3 of the Competition Act 2010.
Case Law Update: Goods and Services Tax Act 2014 - Special Refund of Sales Tax for Goods Held on Hand
The decision sets precedent that the DG is bound by the powers conferred within the GST Act.
Malaysia Introduces Withholding Tax Exemption on Fees Paid for Offshore Services
The Income Tax (Exemption) (No. 9) Order 2017 was published in the Federal Gazette on 24 October 2017.
20 October 2017
Enforcement of the Personal Data Protection Act 2010 (PDPA)
The Personal Data Protection Department is now actively enforcing the PDPA.
10 October 2017
Insolvency Act 1967 Comes into Force in Malaysia
The Bankruptcy Bill 2016 has finally come into force in Malaysia on 6 October 2017, marking the dawn of the new Malaysian Bankruptcy regime.
09 October 2017
Exposure Draft on Outsourcing Arrangements for Financial Institutions
The Exposure Draft sets out the requirements for licensed financial institutions when implementing, or renewing, any outsourcing arrangements.
12 September 2017
Strategic Trade (Amendment) Act 2017
The Malaysian Government has appointed 8 September 2017 as the date on which the changes effected under the Amending Act have come into operation.
14 August 2017
Transfer Pricing Developments in Malaysia
This alert considers and provides guidance on the BEPS Inclusive Framework.
01 August 2017
Proposed Changes to the Stamp Act
We highlight the new or additional amendments which are proposed under the Stamp Bill 2017.
Introduction of Audit Exemption for Private Companies by the Companies Commission of Malaysia
The Malaysian Companies Act 2016 requires every private company to appoint an auditor for purposes of auditing its financial statements for each financial year.
26 July 2017
Changes to the Malaysian Transfer Pricing Landscape
The IRB has announced that the Malaysian Transfer Pricing Guidelines 2012 will be updated, by making amendments to the chapters of the TP Guidelines 2012 on a gradual basis.