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Q & A on GST in Malaysia

In readiness for the introduction of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in Malaysia from April 1, 2015, Q & A on GST in Malaysia has been designed and produced so as to present in an organised manner questions and answers on various aspects of this groundbreaking new tax. Readers of the companion book Q & A on Personal Taxation in Malaysia will be familiar with the characters involved in this dialogue on GST and the way that their everyday conversations are used to present information on various tax topics.

Contempt of Court in Malaysia

This textbook and its companion casebook are the first and only books available in Malaysia that contain a comprehensive review of all local contempt cases to draw out the legal principles governing the law of contempt across non-Syariah and Syariah courts in Malaysia. The textbook includes additionally a comprehensive review of all legislation containing contempt-related provisions in Malaysia.

Casebook on Contempt of Court in Malaysia

This casebook and its companion textbook are the first and only books available in Malaysia that contain a comprehensive review of all local contempt cases to draw out the legal principles governing the law of contempt across non-Syariah and Syariah courts in Malaysia. The textbook includes additionally a comprehensive review of all legislation containing contempt-related provisions in Malaysia.

A Practical Guide for Company Directors in Malaysia

Covers a comprehensive range of topics for company directors or anyone aspiring to become a director of a company, whether listed or non-listed.

Q & A on Personal Taxation in Malaysia: Tax Made Easy Through Everyday Conversations

Richard Thornton, in his latest title, Q & A on Personal Taxation in Malaysia: Tax Made Easy Through Everyday Conversations, will answer just that.

GST Handbook for Legal Practice

The goods and services tax or GST comes into effect on 1 April 2015. The GST Handbook for Legal Practice is a practical guide written exclusively for legal practitioners to ensure that they are adequately prepared for the implementation of GST. It will unlock the intricacies of the Malaysian GST model, clearly explaining its mechanism, underlying concepts, key terminologies and its practical application in the legal sector.

Law for Business

The realm of business and commerce is regulated by a system of laws. Those engaged or aspiring to engage in business must have a clear understanding of how the law affects business, trade and commerce.

Islamic Life Insurance

The book presents an alternative Shariah-compliant life insurance scheme. It takes a comparative look at the elements involved in both the conventional system and the proposed scheme, and suggests a proper model which is both competitive...

Equity & Trusts in Malaysia, Second Edition

This leading local text on the law of trusts is an invaluable resource on the law of equity and trusts in Malaysia. It provides clear understanding of trusts, trusteeship and remedies. It explains the general principles of the current law and where appropriate makes critical analysis of the position of the law.

Personal Injury Reports Consolidated Tables 2007 - 2012

Since its inception in July 2007, in excess of 800 cases have been reported in the Personal Injury Reports (PIR). The cases reported cover a range of awards made in personal injury claims by the Sessions Courts as well as by the High Court and the Court of Appeal...

Malaysian Companies Legislation

Malaysian Companies Legislation (MCL) which also included Malaysian Securities Legislation (MSL) offers current information on companies and securities laws, rules, orders, regulation, codes and guidelines in Malaysia, including offshore companies and securities industries. Regular updates incorporate amendments made to these legislations with concise summaries of the sections.

MCL 2 Volumes, 3 updates per year; MSL 3 volumes, 4 updates per year.



The Hands On Guide - Company Secretarial Essentials Malaysia (HOMCS)

The Hands On Guide - Company Secretarial Essentials Malaysia (HOMCS) deals with the key issues company secretaries encounter. The Guide addresses the workflow needs of company secretaries and filled with practical tips, examples, specimen forms, minutes, checklists and resolutions to assist the company secretaries in discharging their duties.

1 volume; 4 updates per year 

The Constitutional Rights of Sabah and Sarawak

In celebrating the 50th anniversary of the formation of Malaysia, this book provides a timely and useful study of the constitutional rights of Sabah and Sarawak. It traces the early European interest in South East Asia, the influence of the Sulu and Brunei Sultanates over the Borneo lsland and the various treaties between...

Borneo Law Reports - Full Sets Volumes 1 - 7, 2013

The proper conduct of cases through the court system requires the support of good sets of law reports and journals. The law reports are the repository of the body of case law that form...

Media and Entertainment: A Practical Legal, Business and Strategy Guide

The media and entertainment landscape is changing against the backdrop of technology and service convergence. Media-driven convergence in the realms of film, TV, radio, theatre, print media and social networking have created new business opportunities...

Constitutional Law and Human Rights in Malaysia

The constitution of a country is the embodiment of the nation’s philosophy and history, amalgamating the agreed basic principles governing relationships between individuals, the society and the government. Since independence...

Malaysian Real Property Gains Tax Handbook, 2014 Revision

This book is a practical guide that succinctly summarizes the law and principles underlying the imposition of real property gains tax. It helps readers to understand the situations under which the tax is chargeable, the exemptions that are available, and how the tax is to be computed

The Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976

The Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976 is often considered to be the backbone of family law for non-Muslims in Malaysia. It was enacted to bring about a uniform law applicable to non-Muslim marriages. In the face of the customs of the different races living in Malaysia, the drafting and the implementation of the new legal regime have not been straightforward. Nevertheless a good appreciation of the Act is essential for a proper knowledge of non-Muslim family law in Malaysia.

A Guide to Malaysian Takeovers and Mergers Law

The takeovers and mergers of companies is a common activity in an active and dynamic equities market. As takeovers and mergers often involve large sums of money and affect many parties, effective regulation of this activity is essential for the healthy operation and confidence of the market. In this regard, regulations and requirements are set out in the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007 and the Malaysian Code on Takeovers and Mergers and compliance with these regulations is supervised by the Securities Commission.

The Law & You: Elections

This book is a collection of essays loosely based on the theme of elections. It is not meant to be a book describing all you need to know about elections, but addresses some topical issues that may be on the minds of the average person on the street relating to elections and what happens thereafter.

Istilah Kerajaan, Perundangan dan Perdagangan

Istilah Kerajaan, Perundangan dan Perdagangan is a bilingual English ?Bahasa Malaysia glossary of terms and phrases commonly used in the legal, governmental and commercial contexts. It provides correct and precise translations and aims to promote uniformity of usage of terminology.

Affidavit Evidence, Second

Affidavits play a major role in dispensing justice and many proceedings, particularly those of an interlocutory nature, are disposed of on affidavit evidence alone. In cases where evidence can be conveniently and completely presented in affidavit form, its use will promote the efficient and more orderly disposal of cases. This important part of litigation practice is given a clear and comprehensive exposition by the book Affidavit Evidence.

Construction Law in Malaysia, 2012

Construction Law in Malaysia:This is the first book which deals solely with Construction Law in Malaysia. It is also the first book which discusses the new Construction Industry Payment and Adjudication Act (CIPAA). CIPAA as promulgated by Parliament this year through the intensive efforts of CIDB and related promoters will radically change construction practice in Malaysia.

Islamic Capital Market Series: Shariah Rulings and Opinions on Ijarah, Musharakah and Mudharabah

The steady development of the Islamic capital market across the globe in recent years has positioned it as a significant counterpart to conventional interest-based financing. As the need for global funding continues to grow, Islamic capital market products have attracted the interest of a vast segment of market participants, not just Muslims.

Shariah Rulings and Opinions on Ijarah, Musharakah and Mudharabah - the third title in Securities Commission Malaysia’s Islamic Capital Market Series published by Sweet & Maxwell Asia ?is a compilation of rulings and opinions on Islamic capital market issues relating....

An Introduction to Islamic and Conventional Corporate Finance

This book concentrates on the various methods available to businesses to raise capital as well as the investment methodologies that drive strategic business decisions of corporations in Malaysia. In keeping with the practice prevalent in Malaysia and many other countries around the world, this book looks at the law and practice of corporate and investment finance through the conventional and Islamic perspectives.

Retrenchment: The Law and Practice in Malaysia

The importance of job security in the form of continuity in employment in an organisation up to the normal retirement age applies to the general working population. Unfortunately job loss justified by economic and business needs is an inevitable and painful consequence of a corporate restructuring or reorganisation process. It is however essential that the termination of an employment contract on the grounds of redundancy must flow from justifiable grounds which must be bona fide and untainted by any unfair labour practice.

Managing Fund Flows, Risks and Derivatives: Applications in Islamic Institutions, 2012

Managing Fund Flows, Risks and Derivatives: Applications in Islamic Institutions, the second book in SC’s Islamic Capital Market Series, is an independent Shariah business resource for bankers, particularly treasury teams, their clients, regulators and lawyers. Its primary focus is instruction on Islamic principles to build a clear consciousness of Islamic rules, Islamic structures, and how these fit within a banking and treasury environment.

100 Ways to Save Tax in Malaysia for Partners and Sole Proprietors, 2012

100 Ways to Save Tax in Malaysia for Partners and Sole Proprietors focuses on tax implications and planning opportunities for persons carrying business and professional activities as partners or sole proprietors. It is written in a friendly style to help you to plan your affairs effectively so as to minimise the burden of tax. Full of valuable ideas, this book provides advice on how the incidence of tax can be limited within the ambit of the law as well as how the tax regulations should be complied with so as to avoid costly penalties.

Mediation Skills and Techniques: A Practical Handbook for Dispute Resolution and Effective Communication, 2012

Mediation is a form of alternate dispute resolution which seeks to facilitate negotiation between parties to generate and explore options to resolve the dispute to the satisfaction of all. As mediation is a process while the art of mediating is very much a skill, this book aims to discuss and illustrate the techniques that can be employed in conducting successful mediations.

Human Rights Law: International, Malaysian and Islamic Perspectives, 2012

Human Rights Law: International, Malaysian and Islamic Perspectives is a unique, first-of-its-kind work, presented from three distinct perspectives. It is intended to present human rights law in a clear and accessible fashion, addressing key questions relevant to the subject.

SUKUK - Islamic Capital Market Series (International edition)

In line with the Securities Commission Malaysia¡¦s (SC) mission ¡§to promote and maintain fair, efficient, secure and transparent securities and futures markets and to facilitate the orderly development of an innovative and competitive capital market¡¨, the SC¡¦s Islamic Capital Market Series published by Sweet & Maxwell Asia aims to bring about a greater awareness and understanding of ICM issues, and to address the increasing interest of market participants and policy makers in the potential and opportunities presented by the ICM.

Management Corporations in Malaysia, 2nd Edition

Management corporations have statutory duties and powers under Malaysia strata laws. Owners, on their part, must be engaged to ensure that their investment, lifestyle and financial well-being are protected and enhanced when living in strata developments. This book gives owners the tools to do that. It expresses in as plain a language as possible the meaning of the key provisions of the Strata Management Act 2013 as well as the Regulations and By-Laws made under it.

Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance 2017 with Overview by Mohammad Rizal Salim

This publication presents the full text of the Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance 2017 as issued by the Securities Commission Malaysia, together with an Expert Overview to facilitate an early mastery of the new Code. 
Public International Law Simplified

Globalisation is a key agenda in the world today and dealings between and among states, international organisations, non-governmental organisations and transnational corporations multiply by the day. The conduct of the various subjects of the international society in their mutual intercourse is regulated by public international law.

The Employment Act 1955: An Annotation

A simple guide for employers and employees.

The Employment Act 1955 is the nation''''''''s foremost labour legislation, often referred to by both employers and employees to verify their rights and obligations where labour issues are concerned. Whilst much has been written on our labour laws in general, S Chandrarajan''''''''s The Employment Act 1955: An Annotations, is a rarity. Written in a simple and straightforward style, readers will benefit from the thoughts distilled from the author''''''''''''''''s vast experience in administering the Act whilst in the civil service.

Essential Company Law in Malaysia: Navigating the Companies Act 2016

Provides a quick mastery of the new Malaysian company law regime.

Presenting the law in a clear and concise style, this book facilitates a quick understanding of the new Malaysian company law system. Regular reference is made to the provisions of the Companies Act 2016 to enable the reader to appreciate the statutory scheme regulating corporations in Malaysia. 
Justice Above All - Selected Judgments of Tun Arifin bin Zakaria with Commentaries, Revised Edition

Justice Above All contains a selection of the judgments of Malaysia’s thirteenth Chief Justice, Tun Arifin bin Zakaria, carefully chosen from the many judgments delivered by the distinguished jurist over a wide range of subjects. 

Malaysian Insurance Law

Essential guide to property, life and marine insurance for insurance professionals

Bullen & Leake & Jacob's Malaysian Precedents of Pleadings

Essential guide to the drafting of pleadings and related court documents.

Recognising that the practice of pleadings lies at the heart of civil procedural law, this home-grown publication presents a comprehensive compendium of precedents and related documents. It offers authoritative and structured precedents for the drafting of pleadings and other court documents. Each topic is preceded with a commentary which gives a succinct account of the applicable principles of law and, where relevant, specifi c guidelines on pleading.

The clear understanding of the applicable law afforded by the commentaries greatly enhances the drafting exercise based on the multitude of precedents available in the publication.

The Law of Costs in Civil Proceedings, 2nd Edition

The determination of costs is an important matter for both the lawyer and the client. The Law of Costs in Civil Proceedings is the only book in Malaysia to comprehensively consider this subject in detail. Regular references to relevant statutory provisions and copious citations of cases from various jurisdictions, including Malaysia, England, Singapore and Australia. The wealth of information available will undoubtedly make this book one not to be missed. 
General Principles of Contract Law, 2nd Edition

This book serves as a general text covering all aspects of Contract Law, from formation, performance and breach to remedies. Presented in a style that is simple and easily understood, it is particularly useful for a quick grasp of the important principles of Malaysian Contract Law, including the reception of English Law. Detailed treatment is also given to the remedies of specific performance and injunctions. 

The Hands On Guide - Company Secretarial Essentials Singapore (HOSCS)

The Hands On Guide - Company Secretarial Essentials Singapore (HOSCS) deals with the key issues company secretaries encounter. The Guide addresses the workflow needs of company secretaries and filled wiht practical tips, examples, specimen forms, minutes, checklists and resolutions to assist the company secretaries in discharging their duties.

2 volumes; 4 updates per year. 

Singapore Company Secretary's Practice (SCSP)

Singapore Company Secretary''''''''s Practice (SCSP) is a comprehensive in-depth reference source for company secretaries. It covers everything company secretaries need to know when carrying out day-to-day duties and provides guidance on the more complex issues that may be encountered. It contains commentary, specimen minutes and resolutions as well as full reproductions of prescribed forms, and selected guidelines and codes enabling one to understand and apply the requirements under the relevant laws in fulfilling their obligations.

2 Volumes; 4 updates per year.

All Malaysia Law Index 2017 Subscription (AMLI)

The All Malaysia Law Index (AMLI) 2017 provides its users with a valuable research tool to access current Malaysian case reports and legislation. It seeks to be the first point of reference for current Malaysian case law and new legislation as well. The AMLI provides an invaluable key to legal research in Malaysia. Its compact monthly issues comprising an index of cases reported in the All Malaysia Report (AMR), All Malaysia Electronic Judgments (AMEJ), Malayan Law Journal (MLJ) and the Current Law Journal (CLJ) as well as current legislation makes available the following:

·         Table of Reported and Unreported Cases
·         Subject Index of Reported and Unreported Cases
·         Case Citator (cases followed, not followed, distinguished or overruled in reported cases)
·         Legislation Citator (legislation referred to in reported cases)
·         Legislation Update (Principal Acts, Amendment Acts and Subsidiary Legislation)
·         Index of Journal Articles
·         Subject index of Singapore cases
An annual bound volume which rearranges and re-indexes the content from the 12 monthly issues is provided to the subscribers at no additional charge.
AMLI is packed with essential information for all lawyers, judicial officers and lecturers. 
Personal Injury Reports 2017 Subscription (PIR)

The Personal Injury Reports (PIR) caters specifically to the needs of personal injury practitioners. Being a monthly publication, practitioners will be kept updated on the latest awards made by the lower courts as well as decisions made on appeal to the High Court and the Court of Appeal.

PIR serves as a comparative guide on awards given in personal injury cases and together with the quantum table provided therein, subscribers will have available to them the most current source of information in this area.
The key features of the PIR include:
·         Latest awards
·         Quantum table
·         Full text judgments of appellate decisions
Subscribers to PIR 2017 will receive:
·         12 monthly issues
·         2 binding indexes
·         2 Buckram covers
·         An annual index / Quantum table
All Malaysia Reports 2017 Subscription (AMR)

Keeping in touch with Malaysian case law is greatly enhanced through the use of the All Malaysia Reports (AMR). Its fast and reliable reporting of appellate and High Court decisions make it an essential source of reference for all judges, lawyers, judicial officers, academics and law students. Careful selection of cases ensures that decisions with new and important points of law are brought to the attention of readers.
Every case is supported by a clear and easy-to-understand headnote. The issues raised in each case and the holding of the court are highlighted with relevant page, paragraph and line references. A systematic index facilitates research and retrieval of relevant case authorities.
The AMR is prepared by a dedicated and experienced team of in-house editors who ensure accuracy through rigorous editorial processes which include stringent proof and sense reading and checking of case citations prior to publication.
The AMR is certainly the essential series of Malaysian case reports.
Subscribers to AMR 2017 will receive:
·         70 issues in print and Proview e-Book format
·         8 binding indexes
·         8 Buckram binder covers
·         An annual cumulative index
·         AMR e-Alert
·         The Law Review
o   4 issues
o   1 binding index
o   1 buckram binder cover 
The AMR 2017 continues to be provided on ProView – Thomson Reuters’ professional grade e-Book app on your iPad, Android, tablet, Kindle Fire, Windows or Mac laptop or desktop. Custom built for legal professionals ProView allows you to connect and interact with the valuable content anywhere, anytime.
·         Freedom of mobility to work anywhere, without the weight of physical books
·         Access important legal texts and law reports, even without internet connectivity
·         Make notes, highlight or bookmark sections of text
·         Switch from desktop to mobile device with all your annotations intact
AMR E-Alert 
AMR e-Alert informs AMR subscribers of cases that will be reported in forthcoming issues. It serves as an advance index of cases. At Thomson Reuters, we recognise the value of timely and relevant information to practitioners. Benefit from this service which is free of charge, when you subscribe to the AMR.
The AMR e-Alert is delivered via email every Monday.
Arbitration in Malaysia: A Practical Guide

Arbitration in Malaysia: A Practical Guide is a comprehensive practitioners’ guide written by the who’s who of the Malaysian arbitration scene. The law governing arbitration is now one of the fastest growing areas of law in this country. With its flexible and efficient mechanism for resolving disputes between parties from different legal and cultural backgrounds, arbitration has become the preferred mode of dispute resolution.

Civil Remedies, 2nd Edition

Civil Remedies, 2nd Edition provides a comprehensive exposition of the law on remedies applicable in contractual and commercial litigation in Malaysia. After almost 10 years, the book has updated significantly. In this second edition, the detailed exposition of the Malaysian position is greatly enhanced by a comparative analysis of English and Australian law.
Sale of Goods Law in Malaysia

Arming you with expert guidance on the intricacies of sale of goods law.

The Criminal Procedure Code: A Commentary

Provides detailed and insightful commentary on the Criminal Procedure Code
This book makes available clear and detailed section-by-section commentary on the Criminal Procedure Code. The principles of law developed through cases over the years are carefully distilled and summarised for the easy guidance of users. The provisions of the Code are fully up-to-date and cross-references guide users through the intricacies of the working of the Code.