All posts by Haeme Hashim & Co

Haeme Hashim & Co is a full service law firm based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Our services are divided into 5 main practice groups, which are: Corporate and Commercial Practice Group, Financial Services Practice Group, Corporate Advisory and Services Practice Group, Dispute Resolutions Practice Group, and Criminal Defence Practice Group. Our lawyers are astute, precise and result-oriented. Located in a commercial centre of growing importance, our office in Kuala Lumpur is positioned to assist clients take advantage of the opportunities afforded by increasingly open and broad Asia Pacific markets. We represent local businesses, small and medium enterprises, tech startups, multinational corporations, governments, banks and individuals. We also represent clients on civil litigations (which also includes corporate disputes), arbitration, adjudication, as well as criminal defence.

New Anti-Corruption Regime for Commercial Organisations in Malaysia

The MACC Amendment Act introduces a new Section 17A, which provides that a commercial organisation is deemed to commit an offence if any person associated with the commercial organisation corruptly gives, agrees to give, promises or offers to any person any gratification to obtain or retain business or advantage for the organisation. Subsection 17A(6) stipulates that a ‘person associated’ with a ‘commercial organisation’ may include directors, partners, and employees of the commercial organisation, as well as any person ‘who performs services for or on behalf of the commercial organisation’.

Strategic Alliance on Corporate Advisory and Services between Haeme Hashim & Co, Kuala Lumpur and Loggerhead Partners, Dubai.

In July 2019, Haeme Hashim & Co. has entered into a strategic alliance with Loggerhead Partners (“Loggerhead”), a corporate advisory and management consulting services firm based in Dubai, UAE. Currently, Loggerhead also has two other operating offices in Cyprus and Switzerland.