CIMB ISLAMIC BANK BHD v. WELLCOM COMMUNICATIONS (NS) SDN BHD & ANOR  4 CLJ 1
COURT OF APPEAL, PUTRAJAYA
HAMID SULTAN ABU BACKER JCA, HASNAH MOHAMMED HASHIM JCA, HANIPAH FARIKULLAH JCA
[CIVIL APPEAL NO: W-02(IM)-1888-09-2018]
13 FEBRUARY 2019
COMPANY LAW: Judicial management – Application for – Dismissal of application for judicial management – Applicant obtained stay of dismissal of judicial management order – Effect of – Whether brought judicial management order to life – Whether applicant obtained statutory interim protection – Whether abuse of process of court – Whether there was element of bona fide – Companies Act 2016, ss. 404, 409 & 411
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