Tourism Tax: Hotels, Airbnb and Me?

Tourism Tax: Hotels, Airbnb and Me?

Effective 1 September 2017, foreign nationals who stay at an accommodation premise in Malaysia are subject to a tourism tax of RM10 per room per night. Malaysians and permanent residents of Malaysia are exempted from paying the tourism tax. While it seems like the...
Minority Protection of Shareholders

Minority Protection of Shareholders

Power and control in a company ultimately depends on a shareholder’s equity interest in the company and their representation in the board of directors. As such, minority shareholders face a continued risk of being out-voted by the majority shareholders at the...
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...