Category Archives: Rockwills & Inheritance

From grandparents to grandchildren

Sometimes, wealth is passed directly from the grandparents to their grandchildren Continue reading

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Forged will

A 26-year-old case was resurrected at a Sessions Court in George Town yesterday, with a charge being filed against a man for using a forged document as the will of his late tycoon grandfather, The Star reported. 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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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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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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What every executor should know about his duties

The following is an advisory which I received quite some time ago from Rockwills Trustee Berhad. Just thought that it is best to share it around so that the general public, especially those individuals who are acting as executors and … Continue reading

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Willing away your shares with Bursa Malaysia

Recently, there was an opinion piece in The Star newspaper from a disgruntled person regarding Bursa Malaysia. Terming himself as an “Angry Senior Citizen”, he was questioning whether Bursa Malaysia had a rule which would prevent anyone from bequeathing his … Continue reading

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How secure is security?

Have you ever wondered how files are typically kept in a lawyer’s office? Your documents may be one of these.

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Federer serves up big bonus for Oxfam

One of the biggest beneficiaries of Federer’s success at Wimbledon was Oxfam, a global confederation of 17 organisations in 92 dedicated to building a future free from the injustice of poverty. Continue reading

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Baby boomers and their beneficiaries

According to a Reuters report, most young, wealthy Americans believe it is important to pass money on to their heirs. However, they may be disappointed to learn that their parents do not feel the same way. In an annual survey … Continue reading

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