Resigning to Save Face

Resigning to Save Face

When faced with the prospect of termination by an employer, some employees opt to tender their resignation in order to “save face”. The concept of “saving face” is prevalent among most Asian cultures; it is used to refer to acts done to avoid humiliation or...
What is a Joint Divorce Petition?

What is a Joint Divorce Petition?

The phrase ‘joint petition’ or also commonly known as ‘uncontested divorce’ seems to be a rather incongruous pairing because when the word ‘divorce’ is brought up, it conjures images of a free-for-all war wherein everything from who takes custody of the children to...
What is Money Laundering?

What is Money Laundering?

A few months ago, Malaysia was rocked with the news of Tan Sri Lee Kim Yew being threatened with a charge under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 of Malaysia (“AMLATFA”). The news, taken together with our...