October 29

Kuala Lumpur Shariah High Court Strikes Out RM500 million Matrimonial Assets Division Claim by Shahnaz Abdul Majid

The Shariah High Court today struck out the claim for matrimonial assets division (harta sepencarian) by Shahnaz Abdul Majid, the former wife of Sarawak business entrepreneur Datuk Seri Mahmud Abu Bekir Taib. Shahnaz had been asked by an earlier Court of Appeal hearing to particularise her original claim of RM300 million. Instead, she raised the […]

October 27

Another ‘investigative bang’?

CLARE Rewcastle-Brown’s need for an audience is obvious to anyone who reads her ranting about the Wall Street Journal’s brilliant book, Billion Dollar Whale. Rewcastle-Brown had survived because she was the lucky receiver of stolen files from PetroSaudi. But she was totally outstripped by the WSJ because they could understand and explain the material. Rewcastle […]

October 08

NFC fails to reinstate RM1b special damages claim against Public Bank

National Feedlot Corporation Sdn Bhd and four others today failed to reinstate a claim of special damages of RM1 billion against Public Bank. MalaysiaKini reports: A three-member Federal Court bench led by Chief Justice Richard Malanjum unanimously refused to grant leave to NFC and the other appellants to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision that […]

October 01

Cradle Fund CEO’s body to be exhumed

The Magistrate’s Court has granted an application by the police to exhume the body of Cradle Fund chief executive officer Nazrin Hassan after his death was reclassified as murder. NST reports: It is understood that a second post-mortem examination will be conducted on Nazrin’s body. The application to exhume his body was filed by the […]

September 21

Standing in a parking spot to ‘reserve’ it can cost you RM2,000 or even jail time, say cops

Those who attempt to “reserve” a parking spot can be fined up to RM2,000 or even six months in jail. The Star reports .. The Royal Malaysia Police on its Facebook page on Thursday (Sept 20) said that it is against the law to physically place oneself in a parking lot to prevent other vehicles […]

September 13

Shafee seeks to disqualify Sri Ram as prosecutor in trial

Lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah, who has been charged with four counts of money laundering, today told the Sessions Court he will apply to disqualify ad-hoc deputy public prosecutor (DPP) Gopal Sri Ram from conducting the trial. Free Malaysia Today has the story. Shafee said he would not get a fair trial with Sri Ram leading […]

September 13

Lawyer Shafee to be charged with money laundering, say sources

Lawyer Muhammad Shafee Abdullah is likely to face four counts of money laundering charges in relation to the RM9.5 million said to be received from former prime minister Najib Razak, sources say. Shafee, who is Najib’s lawyer, is expected to be produced before a Sessions Court for the charges to be read today. Those convicted […]