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Daily News

5 July 2016

Administrative law

Tenaga Nasional seeks leave to commence proceedings against Energy Commission, KeTTHA

Capital markets

Employees Provident Fund still substantial shareholder even after cutting stake in Malaysia Airports

Construction

Loss-making NWP scouting for opportunities for additional sources of income

Franchising

Teh Tarik Place, Daily Fresh among seven home-grown brands showcased at Beijing expo

Healthcare

Temasek-owned Accuron Technologies acquires majority stake in Aurum Healthcare

Infrastructure

MRCB close to securing RM700 million work package for Damansara-Shah Alam Highway project

Insurance

First phase of de-tariffication likely to benefit insurers

Intellectual property

GrabTaxi establishes individual’s registration and use of disputed domain name was in bad faith

Islamic finance

Ex-CEO of Alkhair International Islamic is new MD/CEO of RHB Islamic

Legislation

Proposed changes to Legal Profession Act 1976 not to curtail independence of Bar Council

Amendments call for appointment of government reps

Plantations

Sarawak Oil Palms to acquire Shin Yang Oil Palm for RM873 million

Property

High-5 Conglomerate must vacate HQ premises by 17 July

Poultry farming company LTKM acquiring one-acre land next to plot it already owns

ASIA

Autos

Nissan CEO will push for big changes at Mitsubishi

Technology

Samsung Electronics poised for best quarterly profit in more than two years

Line hikes price of IPO; well-recognised brand expected to attract individual investors

SINGAPORE

Insurance

Aviva applies for licence to set up wholly-owned financial advisory firm

Investment

Temasek portfolio likely to show first drop in value in seven years

StanChart arm acquires ‘significant stake’ in Phoon Huat

Mergers and acquisitions

Deal volumes up 16% in H1, but total value down 35%

UK

Banks

Former Barclays traders conspired to rig global benchmark interest rates

Government’s RBS stake sale delayed at least two years

Business

Businesses seeking to prevent government from Brexit negotiations without Act of Parliament

Mergers and acquisitions

London Stock Exchange shareholders approve merger with Deutsche Boerse

Real estate

Prices of London property, long a magnet for foreign investors, have rocketed

US

Real estate

Would-be buyers of New York’s luxury apartments taking their time when shopping for a place

Technology

Apple files for trademark protection of ‘Night Shift’

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