It is widely reported that a Lebanese Jewellery Trader is claiming from Datin Rosmah a total sum of USD14,787,770.00.
We had access to the LIST of jewellery. The pleadings went on to suggest that it is the usual practice where the Trader delivers on a consignment basis at the request of Datin Rosmah Mansor to evaluate, thereafter she would purchase the jewellery and return the balance of the unselected jewellery to the Trader.
We reported the decision of the Court of Appeal on 27.6.2018 almost just right after decision was delivered in the Court of Appeal. Written grounds were made available here.
A motion was then filed in the Court of Appeal for stay. That essentially is to stay the decision of the Court of Appeal to allow TEALIVE to run its business pending the disposal of the appeal in the Federal Court.Read More…
We have obtained a copy of the actual charge sheet of PP v Najib when our ex-PM was charged in the court this morning.
The actual charge sheets read 4 different charges:
(a) 1 under Section 23 Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009;
(b) 3 separate charges under Section 409 Penal Code (5, 27 and 10 million Ringgit Malaysia).
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On 23.2.2017 we wrote about La-Kaffas version as pleaded in the court proceedings. See Bubble Tea War (CHATIME v TEALIVE): La Kaffa’s version
On 29.5.2017, the High Court Judge, Wong Kian Kheong JC dismissed the injunction filed by La Kaffa and La Kaffa (Chatime) appealed to the Court of Appeal (“Appeal 1261”). Loob (Tealive) also filed a cross appeal (“Appeal 1275”).
This morning, (27.6.2018) the Court of Appeal allowed the appeal of La Kaffa (Chatime) and granted the injunction in favour of La Kaffa against Loob (TeaLive). The Court of Appeal has also dismissed Loob’s (TeaLive) appeal. The grounds of judgment is available at the bottom.
If you are interested to read from a legal stand point on the biggest closure of gym centers in Malaysia, Mr. Lee Shih, a dispute resolution lawyer at Skrine has written on 5 Key Legal Issues from the Closing Down of True Fitness Malaysia on his website at TheMalaysianLawyer.com.
Burgielaw just simply could not resist to put on their investigating cap and did some homework. The documents extracted below are information available in the public domain.
So now you have heard of Bryan Loo’s story. What about La Kaffa’s?
Since nothing was heard from them, we decided to do some investigative journalism works and voila! We discovered an injunction was filed by La Kaffa in the Malaysian courts this week. We also subsequently discovered that there was an earlier dispute which resulted in an arbitration filed in the Singapore International Arbitration Centre by La Kaffa.
As for the local suit, it was registered as Kuala Lumpur Originating Summons No. WA-24IP-3-02/2017 and an ad interim injunction was heard before the High Court Judge, Justice Wong Kian Kheong (who was the lawyer in Tun Dr Ling’s PKFZ case and also Abdul Razak’ lawyers in the Altantuya’s trial where Abdul Razak Baginda admitted to having an affair with Altantuya.)
No this is no conspiracy theory and let us not digress.
A Step-By-Step Guide To Trademark Application
One of the most common types of IP is the trademark. It’s a powerful type of intellectual property that gives your company a public face. People use it to identify who you are and what you do. For example, the tagline “Finger Lickin’ Good“ is a classic and powerful slogan that immediately evokes recognition of KFC even in the absence of chicken and logo.
Trademark laws and applications may differ from country to country. In Malaysia, it looks like a few steps written down but in reality, it’s often a long and costly process that involves a lot of patience.
Intellectual Property & Their Differences
Unless you’ve lived on a remote deserted island from birth for your entire life, you’ve definitely encountered intellectual property (IP). The term is defined by the World Intellectual Property Organization as,
…creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce.
The intention of intellectual property law is to protect the ideas, inventions etc. and the interests of their creators.
Hire Purchase Agreement: An Overview
At some point in your life you’ve likely entered a Hire Purchase Agreement. In non-legal terms, it’s better explained as a type of payment system that’s similar to an Instalment Purchase system. It allows you to “hire” goods until the full price has been paid – that’s when it’s considered a “purchase”. In Malaysia, the laws and regulations pertaining to this type of system are covered
How does it work?
What Makes A Good Shareholders Agreement?
Before officially forming a company, there are a hundred little things to do much less consider. If you’re going into business with others, a shareholders’ agreement is one of the more important documents from a legal perspective.
So, what is a shareholders agreement? How is it written? What goes in a good shareholders agreement?