GOVERNANCE

Public Caution: Bogus Accountants
January 07, 2022
GOVERNANCE

Public Caution: Bogus Accountants

The Oxford Learners dictionary defines the word ‘BOGUS’ as pretending to be real. On the other hand, the definition of an accountant is that a person whose job is to keep or check financial accounts.

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Decisions of the Disciplinary Committee of the MIA
December 22, 2021
GOVERNANCE

Decisions of the Disciplinary Committee of the MIA

Decisions of the Disciplinary Committee of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (‘Institute’) against members pursuant to Rule 18(1) of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (Disciplinary) Rules 2002

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STEWARDSHIP

Islamic Social Finance: A Viable Way to Assist ASEAN MSMEs?
STEWARDSHIP

Islamic Social Finance: A Viable Way to Assist ASEAN MSMEs?

Recognising the potential of Islamic social finance, the ASEAN Federation of Accountants (AFA) hosted a virtual event to facilitate a discussion amongst regional experts on how the system can provide an alternative solution to support ASEAN MSMEs in their efforts to recover from the impact of the pandemic.

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Climate Change: From Marginal Risk to Mainstream Global Priority
STEWARDSHIP

Climate Change: From Marginal Risk to Mainstream Global Priority

What do accountants need to know about climate change? Speaking at the inaugural MIA Climate Change & ESG Conference 2021, keynote speaker Tan Sri Abdul Wahid Omar, Chairman of Bursa Malaysia...

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INNOVATION

Driving the Adoption of Digital Signatures
December 22, 2021
INNOVATION

Driving the Adoption of Digital Signatures

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic impact, remote working and virtual meetings have become a norm, with one key consequence: the need to find alternatives to signing off physical documents.

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MIA Launches Report of a Study on Emerging Technology Adoption Within Accounting Programmes by Higher Learning Institutions in Malaysia
December 10, 2021
INNOVATION

MIA Launches Report of a Study on Emerging Technology Adoption Within Accounting Programmes by Higher Learning Institutions in Malaysia

As the world and the workplace become increasingly digitalised, it is essential that accountants be able to stay abreast of technological developments and adapt these for work.

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2 months ago

DRIVING VALUE

NACRA Applauds High-Quality Corporate Reporting
DRIVING VALUE

NACRA Applauds High-Quality Corporate Reporting

CIMB Group Holdings Berhad, Sunway Berhad, Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad and Petroliam Nasional Berhad emerged as winners of the Excellence Awards in their respective categories at the National Annual Corporate Report Awards (NACRA) 2021.

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Take control of your finances to survive the recovery: 5 top tips for SMEs
DRIVING VALUE

Take control of your finances to survive the recovery: 5 top tips for SMEs

This period of economic recovery could be a dangerous time for many small businesses, especially if they have had to take loans or exhausted their cash reserves in an attempt to stay afloat during the pandemic.

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TECHNICAL

Less Complex Entities (LCE) Standard: A Panacea for A Cost-Effective Audit?
December 15, 2021
TECHNICAL

Less Complex Entities (LCE) Standard: A Panacea for A Cost-Effective Audit?

The long-awaited, separate, standalone, proposed International Standard on Auditing for Audits of Financial Statements of Less Complex Entities (ISA for LCE) which is based on the core requirements of the International Standards on Auditing (ISAs)...

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Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on Accounting Transactions to Enhance Audit Quality
December 08, 2021
TECHNICAL

Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on Accounting Transactions to Enhance Audit Quality

Rachel Grimes, former International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) President said that "technology will go on helping to burnish (enhance) the profession's credentials as a trusted adviser." She called for the profession to continue adopting and implementing emerging technologies or otherwise being left stranded on the sidelines.

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2 months ago

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

ESG Series for Accountants & Finance Professionals 2022
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

ESG Series for Accountants & Finance Professionals 2022

Sustainability today is a tremendous priority for businesses as concerns such as the climate emergency and widening global social inequality affect the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit/prosperity.

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CFO Conference 2021: Driving Transformation, Accelerating Performance
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

CFO Conference 2021: Driving Transformation, Accelerating Performance

Backed by their financial and strategic expertise, CFOs are key leaders who will help drive their organisation’s transformation and performance in the post-pandemic and digital economy.

2 months ago
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