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The Federal Court dismissed the directors’ leave to appeal against the Court of Appeal’s decision which held that notwithstanding the appointment of a provisional liquidator in respect of a company listed on the stock exchange, the directors must still comply with the Listing Requirements of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad (“LR”). This decision has significant impact on the duties of directors of a public listed company to comply with the LR.

The Court of Appeal had held that the Listing Requirements derive statutory force from the Capital Markets and Services Act 2007 and thus, must be strictly complied with. Further, the Court of Appeal held that the directors’ duties under the CMSA vis-à-vis compliance of the LR are separate from their duties under the Companies Act 1965.


The Court of Appeal’s judgment is reported in [2012] 3 CLJ 837 and [2012] MLJU 192. Counsel for Bursa at the Court of Appeal was Lim Chee Wee with associate Kwan Will Sen.


The High Court’s judgment is reported in [2012] 7 MLJ 85. Counsel for Bursa at the High Court was Preetha Pillai with associate Deepa Nambiar.



The Chambers Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine has been ranked as Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property and Projects, Infrastructure & Energy.


The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018 Rankings

Skrine is pleased to announce that the Firm has achieved seven Tier 1 practice area rankings in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018.

Our Tier 1 rankings are in the following areas: 
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Intellectual Property
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Labour and Employement

Skrine was also listed as one of the leading firms in the areas of Projects & Energy, and Shipping. 

Four Skrine partners were ranked as leading lawyers in their respective areas. 


Skrine Retains Who’s Who Legal Accolade for Malaysia

On 15th May 2017, the Who’s Who Global Awards was held in London, United Kingdom and Skrine was conferred the Award:

Malaysia Law Firm of the Year 2017

Skrine previously received this Award in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.



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