Tag Archives: AMLA

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 […]

July 28

Najib fined RM210m and given 12-year jail term for power abuse charge, 10-year jail term each for all six other charges to be served concurrently

Datuk Seri Najib Razak has been sentenced to imprisonment and a fine by the High Court today after he was found guilty of abuse of power and misappropriating RM42 million from SRC International Sdn Bhd. High Court judge Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali, in handing down the punishment, said he had taken into consideration all of […]