Manoeuvring Corporate Governance in Malaysia: Litigation Perspectives

Manoeuvring Corporate Governance in Malaysia: Litigation Perspectives

Book Details
  • Publication Date : Mar - 2021
  • Author : Gan Khong Aik, Foo Joon Liang & Tan Min Lee
  • ISBN : 9789674009212
  • Format : Softcover
  • Country : Malaysia

Authored by a team of experienced and seasoned dispute resolution practitioners at Gan Partnership, this book offers a comprehensive discussion focusing on, inter alia, critical components of corporate governance for companies in Malaysia from litigation perspectives. This book critically assesses the roles of and remedies for key stakeholders when dealing with the intricacies of corporate governance under the present regime – Companies Act 2016, and other related legislation.


The corporate governance landscape in Malaysia is experiencing a major shift following the introduction of corporate liabilities via the enforcement of a new section 17A to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009. The authors discuss the position of corporate liabilities in Malaysia and propose some practical good governance measures to be adopted by companies in view of such legislative developments, by drawing reference to the case studies in other countries that have enforced a similar position.


Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Directors

Chapter 2: Powers, Duties, and Liabilities of Directors

Chapter 3: Corporate Liability under section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009

Chapter 4: Shares and Share Capital

Chapter 5: Members, Shareholders and Management of Company

Chapter 6: Corporate Rescue Mechanisms

Chapter 7: Winding Up