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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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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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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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Lessons learnt from Syed Kechik’s estate legal battle

There are three lessons to learn from this classic example of intestacy, that is, a situation where someone dies without a Will (or Wasiat in the case of a Muslim). Continue reading

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Legal battle for Syed Kechik’s RM400 million estate ends

During his lifetime, politician and businessman Syed Kechik Syed Mohamed Al-Bukhary had amassed an empire that was worth about RM400 million. Continue reading

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Malaysian insurance laws under sections 166 and 167

Well, I learnt something useful today. I’m not an insurance person, so I’ve always found it very confusing when trying to deal with the types of nominations under the important sections 166 and 167 of the Malaysian Insurance Act 1996. … Continue reading

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All in a family

Members of a family helping in the business may inherit it when the family head dies but, without an agreement, there may be no legal rights to ownership. IT IS not uncommon in a small family business for other members … Continue reading

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Estate administrator

Who has the right to administer the estate of a deceased? A PERSON making a will can direct how the inheritance is to be passed on. He may also name one or more executors and trustees to administer the estate. … Continue reading

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