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A Brief Introduction about Setting up Business in Malaysia

Introduction Persons who wish to setup business in Malaysia must register their business either under the Registration of Businesses Act 1956 (“ROBA 1956”) or Companies Act 2016 (“CA 2016”) or Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2012. The different forms of business vehicle available in Malaysia includes:- Company Limited by Shares Company Limited by Guarantee Unlimited Company…

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What do you understand about Manufacturing License?

If a manufacturer meets a certain requirement, the law requires it to obtain a manufacturing license from Malaysia Investment Development Authority (MIDA). Based on the manufacturing activity, the Industrial Coordination Act (ICA), 1975 requires person(s) who are involved in manufacturing activities to obtain a license from the Licensing Officer. The main goal of introducing the…

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Indonesia’s New Capital City in East Kalimantan

Indonesia’s New Capital City in East Kalimantan: Opportunities and Challenges for Malaysian Company President Joko Widodo announced the East Kalimantan Province to be new Indonesia’s capital city. The city is located between Penajam Paser Utara district and Kutai Kartanegara district. The new capital city is placed at a strategic location, located in between two largest…

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Factory Business License Application

Factory Business License Application Before you start a business in Malaysia, it is mandatory for you to apply and possess business license, depending on the type of your business. Foreigners who have an intention to set up a private company in Malaysia should aware the type of license to be applied. For example, factory business…

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CCC vs CFO

Certificate of Completion and Compliance (CCC) vs Certificate of Fitness for Occupation (CFO) What is Certificate of Fitness for Occupation (CFO)? Certificate of Fitness for Occupation (CFO) is a certificate issued by the local authorities (PBT) under the Uniform Building By-Laws of the Street, Drainage and Building Act 1974 (Act 133) [1]. A developer is…

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