REGULATORY

The Intersection of Tax Evasion and Money Laundering: A Professional Accountant’s Perspective

Tax evasion and money laundering are two interrelated financial crimes that pose significant threats to the integrity of financial systems worldwide.

Announcement

Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”) is a statutory body established under the Accountants Act, 1967 (“Act”) to regulate the practice of the accountancy profession in Malaysia.

Navigating the Potential Changes in Audit Exemption Thresholds (Part 2): Practical Considerations for SMEs and SMPs

To ensure a smooth adaptation to any forthcoming revisions in audit exemption thresholds, MIA advocates for a deliberate and phased strategy that aligns with SSM’s objectives…

SUSTAINABILITY

Promoting Inclusivity Through an Accounting Technician Qualification

Like other countries, Malaysia too faces a shortage of qualified accountancy professionals.

National Annual Corporate Report Awards (NACRA) 2024 Calls for Entries

It’s that time of the year again when the National Annual Corporate Reporting Awards (NACRA) 2024 calls for submissions to Malaysia’s most hallowed and pioneering awards competition for annual reports and corporate disclosures.

Corporate Reporting Excellence Recognised by NACRA 2023

A total of 33 winners in different categories were celebrated from amongst 52 participating organisations at the 33rd National Annual Corporate Report Awards (NACRA) awards presentation dinner held in Kuala Lumpur on 30 November 2023.

LEADERSHIP

Taking Public Sector Internal Audit to the Next Level

Public sector internal audit in Malaysia is embarking on a transformative journey to enhance its role in driving good governance for nation building.

A Passion for Sustainability

As Malaysia embarks on decarbonising the economy, it is critical to integrate sustainability mindsets into development policies and implementation.

In Pursuit of Future Fitness

Accountancy education is critical to nurturing talents who are future fit and relevant to the needs of business and finance.

TECHNICAL

Seeking Better Integration in Sustainability Reporting: Are Existential Questions Around Integrated Reporting Valid?

Is the Integrated Reporting (IR) Framework still relevant amid the increasing convergence of frameworks and standards?

Impairment of Investment in Subsidiaries

Investing in subsidiaries is a common practice for many businesses aiming to expand their market presence, diversify operations, or acquire new technology.

Understanding the Use of Discount Rate in the Assessment of Impairment in Goodwill

Goodwill is an intangible asset that typically arises in the context of business combinations.

INNOVATION

MIA Sustainability, Digital Economy and Reporting Insights (January – March 2024)

The MIA Sustainability, Digital Economy and Reporting Insights provides quarterly updates on the areas of sustainability, digital economy, tax, reporting and research.

Boost Your Digital Transformation at the MIA AFT 2024

No accountant today can afford to lag behind on technology as workplaces and businesses become increasingly digitalised.

Unlocking the Potential for Growth in SMPs: Embracing Innovation and Strategic Expansion

Small- and medium-sized practices (SMPs) are increasingly recognized as some of the most innovative and adaptable organizations in the accounting profession.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Public Sector Internal Audit Conference 2024 – Shaping Tomorrow’s Governance: Innovation in Public Sector Auditing

In today’s dynamic environment where the public sector faces unprecedented challenges, the need for a robust internal audit function is more pronounced than ever.

Risk Management Conference 2023

We are now living in a time of peak uncertainty and volatility as businesses contend with numerous risks that affect their business continuity.

Audit Committees: Catalysts of Change

The business landscape today is becoming vastly more uncertain, volatile and complex.