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Malaysia company law: principles and practice

Mohd. Sulaiman, Aiman @ Nariman and Othman, Effendy (2018) Malaysia company law: principles and practice. Wolters Kluwer, Kuala Lumpur. ISBN 9789670853505

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This second edition has been extensively revised and updated in light of the Companies Act 2016, which came into operation on 31 January 2017. It considers an extensive number of reported cases with extracts of significant dicta and relevant statutory provisions, combining the discussion of the Companies Act 2016 and the previous Companies Act 1965. Together with the thoughtful use of tables, diagrams and flowcharts, this publication enables readers to engage in a critical examination of the law as it is and as it ought to be. Key Features & Benefits Includes all the relevant and latest provisions relating to the Companies Act 2016 and its subsidiary legislation, Malaysian Code of Corporate Governance 2017, Malaysian Code on Take-overs and Mergers 2016 and other relevant Acts and guidelines. Complex corporate law principles are clarified simply and succinctly and where relevant, with the good use of tables, diagrams and flowcharts. Contains a huge corpus of cases linking to key principles, highlighting the relevant facts and judicial pronouncements. Provides practical insights into understanding company law. Topics Covered 1. Registration and promotion of a company 2. Incorporation, legal personality and lifting of the corporate veil 3 Company’s constitution 4. Company contracts – relationship with third parties and the authority of agents 5. Share capital and capital raising 6. Dealings and transactions involving share capital 7. Loan capital and debentures 8. Members and ownership of shares 9. Shareholders’ meetings and the decision-making process 10. Directors: Governance role, powers and functions 11. Directors’ duties: Best interests of the company and proper purpose 12. Directors’ duty to avoid conflicts of interest and self-dealing 13. Duty of care, skill and diligence and liability during insolvency 14. Majority rule and minority protection – enforcing company’s rights and members’ rights 15. Reporting obligations of a company 16. Corporate rescue: Company voluntary administration and judicial management 17. Winding up

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 1872/65820 - book call no. d31 KPG 956 A294M 2018
Uncontrolled Keywords: Malaysia company law
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
K Law > KPG Malaysia
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws
Ahmad Ibrahim Kulliyyah of Laws > Department of Civil Law
Depositing User: Prof Aiman Nariman Mohd-Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2019 16:33
Last Modified: 17 Jun 2019 16:33
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/65820

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