LHAG Advocates And Solicitors

Daily News

30 June 2016

Administrative law

CLIQ Energy will know its fate next month

Capital markets

HSS Engineers looking to raise RM32 million from IPO

Constitutional law

Christian woman can apply for MyKad without ‘Islam’ status

Earnings

BCorp’s Q4 loss widens

George Kent’s Q1 earnings up 52%

Kim Loong’s earnings down 16% on lower FFB production, oil extraction rate

Graft

Penang CM detained on two charges amid investigation into property purchase

Islamic capital market

Maxis Broadband plans RM10 billion Sukuk

Management

Lembaga Tabung Haji announces new group MD/CEO

Manufacturing

MARGMA members cautioned against ‘whimsical’ expansion

Property

Bandar Malaysia, Tun Razak Exchange developments set to shift into higher gear

Gamuda’s Q3 earnings down

Mayland Valiant loses suit

SP Setia, Eastern and Oriental positive on long-term prospects of UK projects despite Brexit

UEM Land sells 10ha tract in Iskandar Puteri to South Korea-based AmorePacific

Technology

GHL Systems venturing into Singapore, Hong Kong by year-end

Tobacco

Why plain packaging causes more harm than good

Tort

Federal Court upholds RM2.78 million award to five former ISA detainees

Transport

Cabbies’ lawsuit against SPAD over ride-hailing apps ‘frivolous, vexatious’

Utilities

Rebate for Tenaga Nasional consumers with monthly consumption of more than 300 kWh

Natural gas tariffs for non-power sector higher by 6% from July

ASIA

Mergers and acquisitions

Bank of America units censured for breaching Hong Kong takeover codes

Real estate

Allianz Real Estate looks to China and India to anchor Asia strategy

EUROPE

Tax

Ex-PwC employees face suspended sentences, fined for role in LuxLeaks scandal

Technology

Dublin a potential winner in London’s messy divorce from Brussels

AUSTRALIA

Real estate

Chinese investor interest in NSW property is cooling

Telecommunications

Vocus seeks to close gap on market leader Telstra

SINGAPORE

Banks

United Overseas Bank first to suspend loans programme for London properties

Real estate

Funan DigitaLife Mall shutting tonight after 31 years

UK

Capital markets

FTSE 100 enjoys best day in five years

Intellectual property

Trademark holders need to be specific about scope of rights

Pharmaceuticals

Brexit presents long-term challenge to life sciences industry

Retail

Weak sterling a much-needed shot in the arm for luxury companies

US

Insurance

Investigators taking close look at Chinese ownership of Wright USA

Media

Industry rapidly losing control of news along with the revenue that goes with it

Mergers and acquisitions

Antitrust scrutiny, crackdown on inversion deals and security concerns main reasons for failed deals

Seed producer Monsanto’s weak earnings could increase possibility of M&A

Real estate

Gatehouse-cum-main house with six bedrooms, formal dining room available for US$15 million

Technology

Amazon’s growth will continue to redefine Seattle

HDD maker Seagate cutting 3% of workforce

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