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Phang Tham Teoh & Co’s Corporate Structures and Secretarial Services practice provides comprehensive end-to-end legal solutions in setting up businesses in Malaysia. We provide guidance to businesses and our scope includes incorporation of the relevant legal entity, licensing requirements, applicable laws and regulations, investment incentives, equity and capital requirements, land requirements, protection of intellectual property rights and employment laws.

The team is well positioned to furnish regulatory advice applicable to the clients’ new businesses in Malaysia. Such advice includes:

  • equity participation, board requirements
  • capital requirements
  • licensing requirements
  • employment law issues
  • requirements in relation to ownership/lease of lands, construction of buildings, factories, environmental requirements, occupational health and safety requirements
  • acquisition of lands, lease of lands
  • exchange control requirements
  • financing requirements
  • franchise and licensing issues
Incorporation and Setting Up a Business in Malaysia
The services which the team offers in this area include the following:
  • assistance in the incorporation of or setting up of the agreed structure, drafting of constitution of companies, joint venture provisions in the constitution, if applicable, submission of application to relevant authorities
  • assistance and guidance in respect of applications for licences or permits including application for manufacturing licence, business licence
  • assistance in respect of acquisition or lease of premises, due diligence on the relevant lands
  • assistance in respect of employment permits, foreign workers’ permits, template employment contracts