Raslan Loong, Shen & Eow is a Malaysian law firm advising on major domestic, cross-border, and international transactions across a wide range of sectors, as well as representing in complex commercial disputes.
Soon after its establishment in 1995, the firm developed a strong presence in Malaysia’s M&A and Capital Markets sectors. Operating in the highly competitive legal market in Asia, we provide specialized counsel and rapid execution. Our strong familiarity with intricate corporate regulations and laws in the markets where we operate means we can swiftly provide useful, commercially driven solutions to our clients.
Innovation is also a critical part of the Raslan Loong philosophy. With our overseas offices in Singapore and Germany, along with our Ally affiliation and our cross-border expertise developed through our involvement in a wide variety of foreign investments for our clients, we ably handle matters for multinational clients as well as for Malaysian clients with interests abroad.
Although we are a full-service firm providing legal advice in transactional and litigious matters, our notable practices include the following:
- Our Mergers & Acquisitions expertise is our forte, and we have been at the forefront of this market in Malaysia. We are actively involved in setting up companies and advising on investment solutions for a variety of local and foreign investors. We work specifically with clients in banking and finance, technology, manufacturing, and the power and energy sectors. We routinely conduct due diligence in both domestic and cross-border deals, establishing offshore investment vehicles and advising on regulatory issues such as exchange control, foreign investment, and tax.
- Our Corporate Finance & Banking team represents most of the licensed financial institutions in Malaysia, including the country’s three largest banks. We also represent foreign funds, investment banks, and other foreign institutions involved in structured finance work. We have a leading-edge practice in securitization deals, aircraft and ship financing, and Islamic Banking and Finance.
Malaysia’s apex court, the Federal Court has clarified that the Prime Minister (PM) and cabinet ministers are public officers for an action taken under the common law for the tort of misfeasance, and that the government of the day can be held vicariously liable for any wrongdoing ministers commit.
After a two and a half years of litigation involving 5 interlocutory applications and a lengthy trial, a team led by Managing Partner Loong Caesar, successfully defended a claim brought by Roxwell Group Sdn.
A new Section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009, was enacted in May 2018 and is targeted to be enforced on 1 June 2020.