Compliance

Veteran reinsurer Anuar to chair AKPK

BNM taps MNRB veteran as chairman of its credit counselling and debt management agency
by HABHAJAN SINGH / pic credit: www.foeis.com ...

Airbus is bleeding bosses — the long list of exiting executives

LONDON • Corporate leaders come and go. But for a company to clear out much of its executive suite in a matter of months is unusual.
And yet that is ...

A RM206.5b fight over who owns South African central bank

Also at risk may be billions of dollars in reserves and a legal brawl that could last for years
Johannesburg • South Africa’s Lesetja Kganyago has a ...

The New Zealand honey that’s causing legal problems in the US

New York • There’s been an unexpected wave of food crime in the first half of 2018. In mid-August, US$98,000 (RM404,740) worth of ramen noodles were stolen ...

Nepal wants to reduce visa cost for workers coming to Malaysia

‘What used to cost 700 rupees just 5 years ago has now gone up to 18,000 rupees-19,000 rupees’
By HABHAJAN SINGH / Pic By TMR Sometime in mid-May, ...

Atlantia offers initial RM2b in Genoa bridge tragedy

Milan • The Benetton family’s Atlantia SpA is offering about €500 million (RM2.34 billion) in initial funding to help victims of the Genoa bridge disaster ...

Corporate reputation, disruptive technologies make boards jittery

Firms are becoming increasingly forced to listen to concerns from activist investors
By TMR Concerns around activist investors, lack of diversity, ...

Breaking down MAHB’s dominant role

Some may view this as a monopoly, but it is not as simple as that, says acting group CEO
With the new government pushing forward to break up monopolies ...

China premier orders probe of vaccine makers

Hong Kong • Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (picture) ordered the government to investigate the nation’s vaccine industry after violations found at a biologics ...

Standard D&B contracts to beef up construction contractual chain

AIAC launches Design and Build Standard Form of Contracts, said to be the 1st of such move in Asia
By HABHAJAN SINGH Malaysia has taken a major step ...

Small Danish banks told they’re money-laundering targets

Copenhagen • Denmark’s financial watchdog is telling smaller lenders to brace for an assault by money launderers as big banks respond to intense regulatory ...

Two Malaysian lawyers appointed to ICA

Tommy Thomas law rm partner Sitpah and Rajendra elected to international arbitration body for 3-year term
By HABHAJAN SINGH Two seasoned Malaysian ...