Government & Regulatory Matters


Regulatory frameworks and policies in Malaysia are constantly evolving across various sectors. As transparency rises in importance and the costs of non-compliance with laws and regulations increase, businesses everywhere strive to adapt to the growing pressure from regulatory bodies.


Our Firm is regularly instructed on matters that entail considerable involvement, negotiation, and collaboration with governments or public sector bodies. We act both for and against government and regulatory bodies.


Our clients appreciate our knowledge and understanding of government, business, and political and policy considerations which are taken into account in their decisions and deals with their business partners, contractors and various other stakeholders.

Our Approach

Equipped with in-depth knowledge and prominent involvement with the authorities, we are able to offer legal services to guide clients on government and regulatory matters including but without limitation to the following areas:


  • Anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws

  • Anti-money laundering laws

  • Environmental, sustainability and governance

  • Financing requirements

  • Foreign direct investments regulatory requirements including dealings with Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA)

  • Licenses and registrations with regulatory authorities

  • Shareholding/ equity condition requirements

  • Whistleblowing

Our Expertise

Our team of experienced lawyers are able to guide clients through the most sensitive and reputation-threatening regulatory issues, delivering strategic, technically and commercially oriented advice including carrying out the following:-


  • Applications for permits and licenses

  • Advisory work

  • Legal due diligence on compliance and environment, social and governance (ESG) issues

  • Review of documents, policies, guidelines and structures

  • Identification of comprehensive legal risk assessments

  • Liaising with the authorities

  • Litigation and dispute resolution services

  • Preparation and advising on implementation of regulatory compliance programmes and policies

  • Training and induction workshops

Contact Person

Rosli Dahlan

Partner

Rosli Dahlan
Ooi Bee Hong

Partner

Ooi Bee Hong
Farizal Farhan

Partner

Farizal Farhan