Category Archives: Rockwills & Estate planning

India now allows living wills

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-43341155 This would apply to patients suffering from terminal illness and who are in a vegetative state. A living will sets out a patient’s wishes regarding how they want to be treated if they are seriously ill. The Indian judges … Continue reading

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Forger found guilty

PETALING JAYA: An accountant and arbitrator who forged his dead mother’s will to obtain her stake in the family’s £160 million (RM874 million) business empire has been jailed for a year in London. The Sunday Times of London reported that … Continue reading

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Forged will found out

From The Telegraph news portal, a story about a forged will: The partner of an antiques dealer found bludgeoned to death in her driveway has admitted forging her will in order to get full ownership of their £850,000 home. Robert … Continue reading

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From BHLB Trustee to CIMB Commerce Trustee

Sigh …. why must it be so complicated? Let me set the record straight, since I’m well aware of the history of Rockwills Corporation, having been associated with this estate planning business since 1996. Long ago, which was some 20 … Continue reading

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FSA2013: Consent or no consent?

This is a short excerpt from my blog post yesterday on the Financial Services Act 2013: “I am saying this because the policy owner have to understand when consent is needed from the new trustee and when consent is not … Continue reading

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An alarmist approach on the Financial Services Act 2013

Three months down the road, the situation hasn’t changed much. I was told me a few days ago that the life insurance companies in Malaysia are still taking it easy with regards to the Financial Services Act 2013 which had … Continue reading

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Elements of a valid Will

If you don’t already know, Downton Abbey is a critically acclaimed British period drama television series. This series, set in the Yorkshire country estate of fictional Downton Abbey, depicts the lives of an aristocratic family, the Crawleys and their servants … Continue reading

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Trustee for life insurance policies

I see that the Financial Services Act 2013 is starting to garnish comments from players in the financial services industry. This one below is from Rockwills Corporation, the leading company in estate planning. What Saw Leong Aun is stating in … Continue reading

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Merdeka open chess

Guess who I bumped into at this year’s Merdeka open team chess championship at the Cititel Midvalley over the weekend?

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Potential landmine in Financial Services Act 2013?

I’m just a lay person where insurance is concerned but I’d like to share here whatever little that I know about the newly introduced Financial Services Act 2013 vis-a-vis the insurance industry. If I am wrong, I am willing to … Continue reading

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