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Friday
Apr032015

3 April 2015, Friday

Airlines

Khazanah Nasional likely to push ahead with Malaysia Airlines job cuts

Autos

UMW Toyota revises sales target

Capital markets

Q2 shaping up to be a volatile period

Dispute resolution

Teen’s suit against Malaysian Examinations Syndicate, Putrajaya struck out

Islamic finance

Roadshows for US dollar Sukuk kick off Monday

Maritime

Boustead Heavy Industries focusing on military shipbuilding capabilities

Media

Star Publications acquires Singapore-based Victory Hill Exhibitions for S$21 million

Real estate

Lend Lease’s Toorak Park in Melbourne targeted at young families

Takaso Resources diversifies into property business

Telecommunications

Broadband prices coming down

Top-ups for prepaid mobile services subjected to GST

Cahya Mata Sarawak buys into Sacofa

Trade

Decision on Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement in Q3

Water services

30 April deadline for Selangor water restructuring

ASIA

Banks

Proposed TLAC rules will set new benchmark for financial health of all banks

HSBC’s SE Asia head leaves after 10 years

Technology

Year of recovery for Samsung

Apple turns back to rival for supply of crucial components

AUSTRALIA

Banks

Macquarie CEO’s reshaping of Australian investment bank winning plaudits

Employment

Employee can still suffer maximum consequences for breaching employer’s drug and alcohol policy

Employment

In certain circumstances, suspension deemed to be termination

Supreme Court recognises constitutional right to strike

Mergers and acquisitions

Directors may get more time to respond to hostile bids

EUROPE

Aviation

Damages could be unlimited if Germanwings negligent for allowing co-pilot to fly

Varying amounts as compensatioon to families of crash victims

Competition

Apple’s dealings with record labels and digital music companies under scrutiny

SINGAPORE

Banks

HSBC’s SE Asia head leaving to ‘pursue other opportunities’

OCBC opening branch in Yangon on 23 April

Real estate

Notable Singapore projects undertaken by Lend Lease

UK

Construction

Meaning of ‘product’ in context of public/product liability insurance

Intellectual property

Proprietor’s rights in its trademark do not extend to other features used in association with mark

US

Mergers and acquisitions

Reynolds American closer to US$25 billion acquisition of rival tobacco company Lorillard

Real estate

Miami embracing homes with designer labels

Technology

Motorola Solutions too large a target for any single buyout fund

Thursday
Apr022015

2 April 2015, Thursday

Airlines

Brahim’s-Malaysian Airline System talks on new catering agreement extended

Arbitration

KLRCA hosting International Arbitration Week in May

Energy

Planned sale of Edra Global Energy scrapped; Edra preparing to re-submit application for IPO

Healthcare

Shah Alam Hospital fully operational in January 2016

Islamic finance

Maybank, CIMB financing mixed commercial development in KLCC

Project touted as another iconic landmark

Oil and gas

Two-day course on fundamentals, key issues in global projects and role of host governments

Plantations

Boustead Plantations anticipates ‘challenging’ year

Boustead expanding landbank by another 20%

Property

No shortage of takers for office space coming onstream in Pusat Bandar Damansara

Retirement fund KWAP completes acquisition of Integra Tower

Sport

‘Clueless’ fraternity fears GST could hurt future sponsorship deals, scare away sponsors and fans

Tax

Greedy retailers cash in

No GST on newspapers, top-up charges for mobile phones

GST issues could take eight months to iron out

Telecommunications

Stubborn telcos may be hauled to court

More than 100 complaints about telcos under anti-profiteering law

ASIA

Capital markets

Merrill Lynch fined for third time in five years for violations of Hong Kong rules

Mergers and acquisitions

Japan Post seeking more acquisitions in Europe, Asia and US after purchase of Australia’s Toll

Real estate

Ping An Insurance now Country Garden’s second-largest shareholder

Retail

Indonesia’s first Aeon Mall opening late May

AUSTRALIA

Insurance

QBE may increase dividends to shareholders

Retail

Cotton On group plans 570 stores around the globe

EUROPE

Antitrust

Google faces real possibility of lawsuit

Aviation

Lufthansa faces perhaps worst crisis in its history

SINGAPORE

Real estate

Keppel Land’s investment arm plans to sell 50% stake in 16-storey Capital Square

Tort

Tycoon told to pay former pal S$280k in damages for defamation

UK

Banks

StanChart’s head of EMEA and Americas quits to start PE firm

Insurance

Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse to steer Hastings towards £1 billion post-election flotation

US

Banks

HSBC moving too slowly to fix some compliance problems

Commodities

Kraft and Mondelez charged with manipulating prices for wheat and wheat futures

Real estate

560,000-acre swath of Florida land could fetch US$1 billion or more

Finding reasonably priced office space a battle for tech start-ups

Wednesday
Apr012015

1 April 2015, Wednesday

Autos

Proton, UMW Toyota slash prices following implementation of GST

Banks

Maybank looks to Indonesia for growth

Healthcare

KPJ acquiring SPVs set up by Al-Aqar Healthcare REIT

Insurance

Pacific Insurance expects premium income in non-life segment to hit RM1 billion by 2020

Media

The Malaysian Insider CEO, The Edge publisher released on police bail

Police action unnecessary, given co-operation extended

Negligence

Hospital director and doctors negligent in relation to operation to remove executive’s uterus

Oil and gas

Petronas’ new boss believes fundamentals of O&G industry in Asia remain solid and robust

Japan’s Toho Gas signs agreement with Petronas unit to buy liquefied natural gas

Fuel prices unchanged, but RON97 now subjected to 6% tax

Property

Seacera sets out plans for mixed development in Selangor

Retail

Parkson’s Hong Kong-listed subsidiary loses property dispute in Beijing

Tax

Malaysia finally joins other countries in embracing goods and services tax

Technology

GST seen to have negative impact on local PC market in Q2

Telecommunications

Several significant challenges await new DiGi CEO

No GST on post- and pre-paid mobile services

ASIA

Airlines

Vistara plans to start flying to overseas destinations within two years

Islamic finance

Japan making inroads into Islamic finance

Mergers and acquisitions

Deal-making spree of Hong Kong tycoon kicks off bumper year for Asian deals

Telecommunications

Huawei’s 2014 profit up 33%

AUSTRALIA

Capital markets

Accounting software maker MYOB targeting A$834 million in IPO

Employment

Former COO files writ against ex-employer over termination

SINGAPORE

Airlines

Singapore Airlines not taking up a stake in Hong Kong Airlines

Arbitration

How court’s power to hear questions of jurisdiction de novo should be exercised

Real estate

Blackstone CEO’s call on luxury segment a timely one

UK

Islamic finance

Dubai-based Emirates issues US$913 million Sukuk guaranteed by UK Export Finance

Real estate

Builders of London’s Principal Tower may borrow up to £200 million to fund construction

Technology

Hewlett-Packard and Autonomy battle opens up new front

US

Intellectual property

Inventor of Spider-Man toy caught in Supreme Court web

Case is about balance of power in patent disputes

Mergers and acquisitions

China’s ‘merger king’ yet to do major deal in US

Real estate

CBRE to buy Johnson Controls’ workplace solutions business

San Francisco developers counting on tech tenants to fill office space

Tuesday
Mar312015

31 March 2015, Tuesday

Aviation

MH370: China, Australia and Malaysia meeting soon to discuss next course of action

Capital markets

MMC shareholders approve proposed listing of Malakoff

Malakoff eyeing new assets after May IPO

Earnings

Astro Malaysia expects growth for FY16

Healthcare

Implementation of GST may see influx of patients moving from private to public hospitals

Investment

Lingering doubts about 1MDB’s ability to pay debt adds to Malaysia’s woes

Media

The Edge publisher and The Malaysian Insider CEO arrested under Sedition Act

The Malaysian Insider's editors arrested over report on hudud

Raid and arrest of part of worrying trend of decline in standards of freedom of expression

Metals

Deals related to London Metal Exchange stockpiles will not be taxed

Oil and gas

Pengerang deliveries included in Platts’ assessments for middle distillates and gasoline from May

Tort

Lawyer files suit against Malaysian Bar, three others for attempting to discuss his conduct at AGM

Water services

Sultan of Selangor wants speedy resolution to water restructuring deal

AFRICA

Islamic finance

Egypt’s Sukuk law likely ready by July

Oil and gas

French oil producer Total’s divestment of interests in Nigeria crosses US$1 billion

ASIA

Biotechnology

Japan’s Fujifilm to acquire Cellular Dynamics for US$307 million

Insurance

American International Group sells 256 million shares in China’s biggest non-life insurer

AUSTRALIA

Banks

Macquarie slashing investment-banking jobs in Asia; head of Macquarie Capital leaving

Legal services

Size of Slater & Gordon’s company-transforming purchase makes it a high-stakes game

Real estate

Perisher ski resort in New South Wales sold to Vail Resorts

EUROPE

Aviation

Co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 suffered from suicidal tendencies a few years ago

Allianz estimates insurers will pay US$300 million in claims and costs

Financial consequences of crash could add to difficulties for Lufthansa

Prosecutors appeal for witnesses to BUK missile being fired at MH17

SINGAPORE

Intellectual property

TPV Technology granted exclusive rights to Philips trademarks for five years

Investment

GIC, Temasek each committing US$467 million to Dufry

Real estate

A-REIT completes acquisition of six-storey building within Singapore Science Park II

UK

Competition

Regulator probing clothing, footwear and fashion sector

Insurance

Deal with Slater & Gordon draws a line under a year of turmoil at Quindell

Real estate

Rothschild helping Tribeca sell or refinance London real estate opposite Selfridges department store

US

Autos

McLaren unveils first sports car, the 570S Coupe

Volvo plans first-ever US assembly plant

Earnings

Things aren’t looking so good for Q1

Technology

Intel in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera

Monday
Mar302015

30 March 2015, Monday

Banks

Investment banks need leaner operating model to stay competitive

Capital markets

IPO activity should pick up in Q2 and Q3

Construction

Paints products manufacturer Mercury Industries may take up 70% stake in Paramount Bounty

Food and beverage

Fraser & Neave loses dealership on Red Bull energy drinks

Legislation

Prevention of Terrorism 2015 Bill prohibits judicial reviews of grounds of orders for detention without trial

Oil and gas

Cliq Energy’s purchase price for Kazakhstan assets could be adjusted downward

Property

Amcorp Properties, Temasek to acquire two London properties for £308 million

Faber expands into industrial facility management

Sport

Malaysian Grand Prix stays on Formula One calendar until 2018

Tax

Assessment taxes, permits, licences, fines and compounds not subjected to GST

Why GST is objectionable under current conditions

Telecommunications

Berjaya Corp launches takeover bid for REDtone International

ASIA

Autos

Toyota hometown seeing a surge in tax revenue

Banks

Denmark latest European power to join Beijing-led AIIB despite misgivings of US

AUSTRALIA

Legal services

Slater and Gordon eyeing professional services unit of Britain’s Quindell

Oil and gas

Chevron exiting Australia’s biggest refiner after nearly 40 years

EUROPE

Aviation

Co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 may have concealed illness intentionally

Banks

Headcount expected to shrink further as bosses strive to improve profitability

ABN Amro IPO could take place in H2

US

Employment

Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers cleared of gender discrimination

Mergers and acquisitions

Proposed merger of Baker Hughes and Halliburton a step closer to finalisation

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