Dinesh Sadhwani is the founder of Dinesh Sadhwani & Co.
Prior to founding the firm, Dinesh spent a decade with one of Malaysia's largest and oldest law firms where he primarily practised in that firm's corporate and commercial law practice group. A list of selected transactions which Dinesh was involved in prior to founding Dinesh Sadhwani & Co is available here here.
He graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of London in 2006, passed the de-facto Malaysian bar exam (Certificate in Legal Practice) in 2007 and passed Level 1 of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) programme in 2013. He was admitted as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya (West Malaysia) in 2008.
In September 2023, Dinesh was appointed as a notary public pursuant to the Notaries Public Act 1959 of Malaysia - please click here for more information on our notarisation services.
He is conversant in 4 languages - Malay and English (written and spoken) and Sindhi and Hindi (spoken).
Dinesh is an avid writer. The following is a list of materials which Dinesh has authored:
- Malaysian Precedents and Forms - Corporations - Share Capital Structure; Restructuring and Mergers & Acquisitions (2018)
MAICSA Corporate Voice
Corporate governance - a Malaysian perspective (January - March 2023)
The Malaysian Corporate Secretary Journal
- Equity capital raising - a closer look (Volume 94, October - December 2022)
- Directors - navigating the technicalities (Volume 92, April - June 2022)
- A study and analysis of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad v Mohd Afrizan bin Husain (Volume 91, January - March 2022)
- An analysis of the Moneylenders Act 1951 (Volume 90, October - December 2021)
- Directors - with power comes responsibility (Volume 89, July - September 2021)
- A comparison between shares M&As and business M&As (Volume 88, April - June 2021)
- The regulatory framework for offering and issuing securities (Volume 87, January - March 2021)
- Abolition of the par value - does it matter (Volume 86, January - December 2020)
- Raising capital through the Malaysian equity capital markets (Volume 85, October - December 2019)
- The new capital reduction regime (Volume 84, July - September 2019)
- The capital maintenence rule (Volume 83, April - June 2019)
- Share buy-backs: to buy-back or not to buy-back? (Volume 82, January - March 2019)
- Directors' and shareholders' resolutions: A company's decision making process (Volume 81, October - December 2018)
- Companies Act 2016: Declaring and distributing dividends (Volume 80, July - September 2018)
- Section 225 - lending to and securing debts of persons connected with directors (Volume 79, April - June 2018)
- Announcements under Bursa's MMLR (Volume 78, January - March 2018)
- A deliberation on section 228 - problem solved? (Volume 77, October - December 2017)
- Shareholders' agreements and the constitution (Volume 76, July - September 2017)
- Shorter notice for special resolutions? (Volume 75, April - June 2017)
- Will Tealive need to close their shops in Malaysia? The Malaysian courts say no. (1 July 2018)
- A beginner's guide to terms used in the Malaysian stock market (19 February 2018)
- Which Malaysian business type should you choose for your company? (4 January 2018)
- How to not fall off your chair when given a 50 page contract in Malaysia (28 August 2017)
- You picked a bad business partner. Can Malaysian law help save your business? (16 August 2017)