Spousal Maintenance: What is Fair?

Spousal Maintenance: What is Fair?

Many spouses, primarily the wife, ask us: “In a divorce, what is a fair amount of spousal maintenance to ask for?” The needs of the wife and the status and standard she was accustomed to during the marriage to her husband will be kept in mind when awarding...
Must Your Employer Give You Time Off to Vote?

Must Your Employer Give You Time Off to Vote?

The Election Commission has announced that Malaysia will go to the polls on 9 May 2018 (Wednesday). In the short period of time since the announcement, we have already received numerous queries from clients about how to manage this situation given that 9 May 2018 is a...
Can Your Employer Reduce Your Salary?

Can Your Employer Reduce Your Salary?

The thought of having one’s salary reduced by an employer is often a difficult pill to swallow. In the business landscape, salary reductions are often attributed to either a demotion or the declining financial performance of the company.  However, are employee salary...