02 June 2020
Malaysia Introduces Criminal Liability of Legal Persons for Corruption
Section 4 of Malaysian Law No. A1567 of April 4, 2018 “On Amendments to Law No. 694 of January 6, 2009 “On Anti-Corruption Commission” (Malaysian Anti-Corruption-Commission (Amendment) Act 2018) has entered into force. It introduces criminal liability of legal persons, their directors and top managers for corruption crimes, committed on behalf or in the interest of a legal person.