Transfer of Employees in Malaysia

Transfer of Employees in Malaysia

Employers are generally understood to have managerial prerogative to transfer its employees. When the prerogative is exercised, it is typically for reasons relating to business efficacy, and in other times, it could sometimes be exercised as a form of disciplinary...
Introduction to the LEAP Market

Introduction to the LEAP Market

The LEAP Market, or the Leading Entrepreneur Accelerator Platform Market, was introduced by Bursa Malaysia into the Malaysian capital markets with some fanfare in the mid-2017, amidst a rather challenging economic climate.  After the dust has settled, we have compiled...
The Law on Bonus Payments

The Law on Bonus Payments

As the year comes to an end, many companies are starting to offer bonuses to reward employees for achieving specific goals, or for overall good performance.¬†However, bonuses are normally described as “discretionary”, which is understood to mean that the...
Divorce and Domestic Violence

Divorce and Domestic Violence

According to the statistics on violence against women provided by the Ministry of Women Family and Community Development, a total of 5796 cases of domestic violence were reported in 2016. The rising numbers of domestic violence cases reported to the police are a huge...
Budget 2018: Tax Exemption for Rental Income

Budget 2018: Tax Exemption for Rental Income

As an initiative to increase home-ownership for the nation, the Prime Minister, in the Budget 2018, has allocated RM2.2 billion to the housing development in Malaysia. What comes as a surprise to many is the 50% tax exemption on rental income received by Malaysian...