Monthly Archives: August 2020

August 26

Lawyers cannot claim legal fees from frozen funds, rules court

The Court of Appeal today ruled that lawyers who represent clients in anti-money laundering cases are not entitled to claim their legal fees from funds frozen by the authorities. A three-member bench chaired by Kamaludin Md Said said lawyers and their legal firms were not bona fide claimants to secure payments from funds declared as […]

August 06

Guan Eng arrested over Penang tunnel project

Former finance minister Lim Guan Eng has been arrested over the controversial Penang undersea tunnel project. According to sources from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC), Lim will be charged at the KL Sessions Court on Friday (Aug 7) morning. Lim earlier arrived at the MACC headquarters here at 9.10pm Thursday (Aug 6) in a white […]