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  • Key Highlights on the Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2016

    The rapid increase in the number of bankruptcy in Malaysia is of particular concern. According to the Malaysian Insolvency Department statistics, a total of 97,215 people were declared bankrupt between January 2012 and September 2016, with Selangor heading the list with 27,269 cases. As a result, the government introduced the Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2016 ("the Bill") with the aim to curb such continuing increase. The Bill was tabled for its first reading on 21 November 2016 and was passed …