Compliance

Digital leaders hired to disrupt business

A growing number of companies are embracing the need for strong CDOs
by HABHAJAN SINGH Digital transformation is impacting companies and financial ...

KLRCA seeks partnership in Jamaica, Canada

By HABHAJAN SINGH
Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) is preparing to further enlarge its footprint with potential tie-ups with its ...

TPG’s Bonderman to see RM1.8b Kite Pharma bounty

The 74-year-old billionaire is among the biggest winners in Gilead’s plan to buy Kite
By BLOOMBERG NEW YORK • Gilead Sciences Inc’s US$11.9 billion ...

How top 1% in the US keeps getting richer

by NOAH SMITH
Why are people like Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Mark Zuckerberg so incredibly rich? Sure, they’re great business-people, and they had the ...
Credit Suisse

Credit Suisse sued by billionaire in S’pore, NZ

GENEVA • Georgian billionaire Bidzina Ivanishvili sued Credit Suisse Group AG in Singapore, New Zealand (NZ) and Bermuda, alleging the bank must have known ...
IRB

IRB pushing for taxpayers’ voluntary compliance

Last year, direct taxes collected were estimated at RM114b, down from the RM121b in 2015 and RM133b in 2014
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By BLOOMBERG The ...

UK to strengthen data protection law

By HABHAJAN SINGH
The UK’s new Data Protection Bill promises to enhance individual rights when it comes to the right to access your data, data ...

Upping ante for cross-border competition cases

By HABHAJAN SINGH
Malaysia will need to enter into agreements with neighbouring countries to facilitate the investigation of cross-border competition ...

Beijing confidential — Wanda’s Hollywood expansion blocked

HONG KONG • Wang Jianlin, China’s second-richest man, has made no secret of his ambition to dominate Hollywood. But suddenly the billionaire chairman of ...

China said to tell banks to cut yields on wealth products

SHANGHAI • China’s banking regulator told some lenders to lower the rates they offer on wealth-management products, people familiar with the matter said, ...

Audit fees, salary cost rise at a slower rate in 2016

By ISHUN P AHMAD
Total audit fees and salary cost have increased at a slower pace last year compared to previous years, according to the regulatory ...

LPJ, PTP festive aid for Gelang Patah community

by SHAHEERA AZNAM SHAH
More than 150 underprivileged individuals and students in Gelang Patah, Johor, received aid for the coming Hari Raya Aidilfitri ...