Company director, law firm owner arrested over RM38mil forex case

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has arrested a company director and a law firm owner on suspicion of submitting false information related to foreign currency investments, totalling RM38 million. Sources indicate that the two men, both in their 50s, were suspected to have submitted false information, including investment plans, insurance protection schemes and […]

Komen jelik nahas helikopter Lumut, peniaga didenda RM23,000

TAIPING: Seorang peniaga dalam talian didenda RM23,000 di Mahkamah Sesyen di sini, hari ini, selepas mengaku bersalah atas tuduhan memuat naik komen jelik berhubung nahas helikopter Tentera Laut Diraja Malaysia (TLDM) di Lumut, yang mengorbankan 10 mangsa. Tertuduh, Mohd Saifuddin Shafik, 36, membuat pengakuan itu selepas pertuduhan terhadapnya dibacakan di hadapan Hakim Nabisha Ibrahim. Tertuduh […]

Keluarga Zuhal, Marikh lantik peguam sama kes Zaharif

SUNGAI SIPUT: Keluarga Ahmad Zuhal Norazlan dan Ahmad Marikh Norazlan melantik firma guaman Hafarizam Wan & Aisha Mubarak (HWAM) bagi membela nasib dua beradik itu yang maut dalam kemalangan pada 5 April lalu. HWAM juga adalah peguam yang mewakili keluarga Muhammad Zaharif Affendi Muhd Zamrie, iaitu pelajar yang maut dipercayai dilanggar kenderan dipandu pegawai kanan… […]

Section 507A of the Penal Code and the story of Acacia Diana

Section 507A of the Penal Code of Malaysia is a new provision that was introduced in 2023 to criminalize stalking. The section defines stalking as “repeatedly by any act of harassment, intending to cause, or knowing or ought to know that the act is likely to cause, distress, fear or alarm to any person of […]

Quantum Meruit

There are various aspects to a construction project which we are able to assist our clients in including both contentious and non-contentious matters. Having arbitrator on our team also lends credence to the expertise that we are able to provide in order to solve your construction needs. In the event that an employer is in […]

Warning Letter

The Tradition of 3 Warning Letters There is no legal requirement for an employer to issue at least three warning letters before dismissing an employee, although some of them think they should. The basis of this tradition is unknown.  If an employer is ever in the unfortunate position of issuing multiple warning letters to the […]

Employment Law

PROBATIONARY EMPLOYEE Employment law is one of the area of laws which is critical for either employers or employees to understand and have the basic knowledge. HWAM has built its reputation in providing strategic employment advice to both local and global organisations as well as individual employees. Our work in the labour and employment law […]

How To Produce an Accused Witness Under Criminal Proceedings?

When a person is called for a defence, a potential witness could be from alibi witness, witness offered by the prosecution and the accused potential witness. Alibi Witness An alibi witness is a witness that a criminal defendant calls upon to establish that they were somewhere other than at the scene of the crime at […]