Case Spotlight: Walking Out During Suspension

Case Spotlight: Walking Out During Suspension

What happens when an employee “walks out” of their job when they are suspended pending investigations, because they feel they have been wrongly or unfairly accused of misconduct? When an employee does this, they will usually claim that they have been constructively...
Guide to Malaysian Tax Appeal Procedure

Guide to Malaysian Tax Appeal Procedure

This FAQ sets out basic information for taxpayers about the tax appeal process in Malaysia. When should I appeal? You may submit a tax appeal if: You are not satisfied with the manner in which your income has been assessed. Personal reliefs have not been appropriately...
Alternative Dispute Resolution Week 2018

Alternative Dispute Resolution Week 2018

The firm was recently invited to be a media partner for the first Asia Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Week 2018, organised by the Asian International Arbitration Centre (“AIAC”) (formerly known as KLRCA). ADR Week 2018 was held on 5 – 7 May 2018. In light...
Workplace Discrimination

Workplace Discrimination

In response to the news concerning the ban on wearing tudung imposed by hotel owners on employees, proposals to amend the Employment Act 1955 were put forward by the Human Resources Ministry to address, among others, the issue of workplace discrimination. The ban had...