In November 2012, several law firms across Europe and Asia met in Bali, Indonesia. As a result of a dialogue between them, The League of Lawyers was formed in 2013 to synergise their resources and efforts to enhance their clients’ experience with them. The founding members are Malaysia (MahWengKwai & Associates), Australia (Ferguson Cannon), Germany (VON ZANTHIER & SCHULZ), India (Astra Law) and China (Yap & Lam). The League of Lawyers now serves the needs of clients in Asia, Australia and Europe, who have inbound and outbound business investments.
By Martijn Kesler The right to place items on the agenda can be a powerful tool. In this way shareholders can apply pressure to the board, or, as the case may be, the company. In the Netherlands, a dispute about adding an item to the agenda of a meeting at Fugro by Boskalis was submitted […]
By Raymond Mah and Cassandra Nicole Thomazios Chapter 1 Introduction to Mergers & Acquisitions in Malaysia The term Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) is generally used to refer to the consolidation of companies or assets through different transaction types. Over recent years, the M&A scene in Malaysia has significantly slowed down as the number of completed […]
By: Martijn Kesler Listed companies often resort to anti-takeover schemes to prevent a takeover by a hostile bidder. A hostile bid is a nightmare for most executive directors and therefore (in their opinion) needs be stopped or at least delayed. There are many different measures to take in order to prevent or delay a […]