Postnuptial Agreements in Malaysia

Postnuptial Agreements in Malaysia

Many couples entering into marriage may have heard of prenuptial agreements, but most are surprised to learn that postnuptial agreements exist too.  A postnuptial agreement is an agreement that establishes how the couple’s assets will be divided in the event of a...
Refusing a Performance Improvement Plan

Refusing a Performance Improvement Plan

Employers who are facing difficulties with poor performing employees may opt to place them on a performance improvement plan (or “PIP”).  The PIP is an exercise, taking place over a number of weeks or months, and is usually meant to achieve the following objectives:...
New Minimum Wage in 2018

New Minimum Wage in 2018

Human Resources Minister Datuk Seri Dr. Richard Riot Jaem has announced that there will be a new minimum wage for Malaysia next year. He was reported as saying that the new minimum wage will try to narrow the wage gap between those working in Peninsular Malaysia, and...
The Problem with Squatters

The Problem with Squatters

If you are a landlord or property owner, you may have been in the unfortunate situation of having to deal with unwanted people occupying your premises. These individuals “set up shop” without consent and continue to sip metaphorical piña coladas despite...