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Unclaimed monies

A Bernama report dated 26 July 2017 had this to say about Unclaimed Monies with the Government: A total of RM5.7 billion in unclaimed monies from 1977 till June 30 this year is still being kept by the Accountant-General’s Department, … 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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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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The dangers of do-it-yourself wills

This is a Forbes story about several public figures’ estate planning that had gone wrong. Many of the names mentioned in this story are very familiar to us and it goes to show that even celebrities like them cannot escape … 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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Dying without a Will

Here’s a story from New Zealand about a parent’s agony to withdraw the money from their deceased son’s bank account. It was a long procedure culminating in them having to get a statutory declaration. Question: Do we need to go … Continue reading

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Falsified signature

Let’s not speculate about whether the signature on the document was forged or not. For all you know, it might have been perfectly executed. But on the other hand, it could have indeed been a forgery. At the centre of … Continue reading

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Getting sued over liposuction death

Singapore’s The New Paper has an interesting story today about the family of a man who died after undergoing liposuction procedures and are now suing the private clinic that handled the botched operation. This news would normally be beneath my … Continue reading

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10 points to a fond farewell

Here are 10 easy points to help make drafting your will a painless procedure and give a fond farewell to your loved ones: 1. Decide who will benefit Your spouse or children will not always inherit everything if you die … Continue reading

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Arranging a funeral

A rather morbid story today but a necessary one. It’s about arranging a funeral. I’m no expert in this field but if you need a professional funeral director here in Malaysia, there are several too. Losing a loved one is … Continue reading

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