Recognition for RDL in Benchmark Litigation 2021

The 2021 Benchmark Litigation publication awarded Raja, Darryl & Loh with recognition

Once again, the publication Benchmark Litigation has ranked the firm in Tier-1 for Construction Litigation and has also accorded meritorious rankings for the firm’s litigation experience in the following specific practice areas: Commercial & Transactions Labour & Employment  Tax Intellectual Property  Where individual rankings are concerned, Benchmark Litigation has recognised these partners for their work … Read more

MIDA’s Announcement On Relaxation Of Conditions For Approved Projects

MIDA's announcment on the relaxation conditions for projects in Malaysia 2021

The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (“MIDA”) announced on 6 April 2021 that the Government of Malaysia has agreed to consider relaxation of conditions imposed on approved manufacturing and services projects. This is part of the measures undertaken by the Government to continue Malaysia’s economic revitalization efforts by facilitating investments and restoring investors’ confidence.  Approved Projects … Read more

Legal protection for healthcare practitioners under the Emergency (Essential Powers) Ordinance 2021

Legal protection for healthcare practitioners

No country has been spared from the Covid-19 pandemic. The surge in the number of positive cases over the past year has left front-liners stretched thin and resources dwindling.  It is against these circumstances that there have been calls to provide healthcare practitioners with immunity from medical negligence claims arising out of the pandemic.  Arguments … Read more

BFM 89.9 – Inside Story, The Evening Edition

BFM interview 2021 with RDL

BFM 89.9 interviewed our partner Tong Lai Ling and 2 others regarding data breach and data protection laws during the Evening Edition segment on 8 April 2021. You may catch the podcast at

Traditional and Complementary Medicine Regulations 2021 – an Overview

Traditional medicine and complementary medicine have a long history of being practised in Malaysia with many people swearing by their effectiveness. In order to regulate the practice of traditional and complementary medicine in Malaysia, the Traditional and Complementary Medicine Act 2016 (“T&CM Act 2016”) was enacted. Following the publication of the Federal Government Gazette P.U … Read more

The First of Many Cases under Section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009?

Section 17A of the MACC Act Malaysia

18th March 2021 marks a milestone being the first case by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (“MACC”) in charging a company under Section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Act 2009 (“MACC Act”).  Section 17A, in force since 1st June 2020, is the new corporate liability provision under the MACC Act with the effect of making a … Read more

RDL ranked in Tier 1 of Media Law International – 2021 edition

For the 6th year running, the firm has been ranked in Tier 1 of the Malaysian chapter of Media Law International, a publication that is the “specialist guide to the world’s leading firms for media law”.   Media Law International editors said: “Raja, Darryl & Loh leads the market with its media law specialisation. With particular expertise … Read more

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