December 2019

Should Bike-Hailing Be Regulated in Malaysia?

Two years on after the introduction of e-hailing legislation for cars, the Malaysian Government is now a facing a similar dilemma in coming up with legislation for bike e-hailing services or “bike-hailing”. In this article, Mohamad Izahar Mohamad Izham of the Corporate & Government Advisory Practice of Zaid Ibrahim & Co. (a member of ZICO Law) shares his insights and provides an overview on the challenges and potential solutions to the issues faced by the bike-hailing industry and the existing legal framework and regulatory trends of bike-hailing in ASEAN.

Subject matters: E-commerce, Regulatory Compliance, Regulatory Reform
Jurisdictions: Malaysia

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