Dear valued clients, colleagues and friends,
We are pleased to bring you the latest legal updates for October 2021.
Employment & Administrative Law
In the recent case of Christopher Dass a/l Muniandy @ Mathew v Clasquin (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd dated 3 August 2021 (Award No. 1393 of 2021), the Court upheld that notwithstanding the Deed of Settlement, Termination & Release, the essence and substance of the Deed reflected that it was an instance of a separation by way of agreement on mutually agreed terms.
Commencing from 11 October 2021, Malaysians who have been fully vaccinated are permitted to travel abroad not only for official matters but also for tourism following the announcement made by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob on 10 October 2021.
In this recent unreported but precedent-making case, the Kuala Lumpur Intellectual Property High Court had declared that the acts of selling, offering for sale, distributing and supplying streaming television boxes that could provide unauthorised access to media contents would constitute copyright infringement.
Tax & Revenue