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Corruption and Corporate Criminal Liability

Jun 17, 2020 | NKPT

The Prime Minister’s Office in a statement on 21 May 2020 announced[1] that the amendment to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 introducing corporate criminal liability will come into force on 1 June 2020. This announcement ends months of speculation as to whether the amendment would be enforced by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) given the challenges faced by businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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