GOVERNANCE

Improving the Effectiveness of Audit Committees in Malaysian PLCs
June 19, 2020
GOVERNANCE

Improving the Effectiveness of Audit Committees in Malaysian PLCs

Board audit committees are the pillar of successful corporate governance in public-listed companies (PLCs), as boards are dependent on their audit committees to provide effective oversight of the annual audit process.

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Decisions of the Disciplinary Committee of the MIA
May 31, 2020
GOVERNANCE

Decisions of the Disciplinary Committee of the MIA

Decisions of the Disciplinary Committee of the 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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1 month ago

STEWARDSHIP

Agility and Resilience – Strategic Tools for Survival in the COVID-19 Crisis
STEWARDSHIP

Agility and Resilience – Strategic Tools for Survival in the COVID-19 Crisis

COVID-19 and the imposition of the Movement Control Order (MCO) and Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) from 18 March to 9 June 2020 over five phases have not only been a mega stress test for our healthcare infrastructure, economy and society, but similarly a gigantic stress test for businesses and the accountancy profession.

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Lead to Be Equal, To the Best
STEWARDSHIP

Lead to Be Equal, To the Best

Tan Sri Rafidah Aziz tells women accountants to stop competing with men, and instead benchmark performance against the global best, because benchmarks for excellence and leadership are gender, and race neutral.

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INNOVATION

Launch of Industry-wide Electronic Bank Confirmation Platform Set to Transform Auditing & Capital Market
July 03, 2020
INNOVATION

Launch of Industry-wide Electronic Bank Confirmation Platform Set to Transform Auditing & Capital Market

The industry-wide Electronic Bank Confirmation (EBC) Platform (eConfirm.my) was officially launched on 26 June 2020 by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) and Extol Corporation Sdn Bhd (Extol), a wholly-owned subsidiary of AppAsia Berhad, at an e-ceremony attended by various stakeholders, including auditors, audit clients, bankers and regulators.

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MIA Spearheads Electronic Bank Confirmation Platform
May 04, 2020
INNOVATION

MIA Spearheads Electronic Bank Confirmation Platform

eConfirm.my Integral to MIA’s Strategy to Advocate Audit Digitisation

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2 months ago

DRIVING VALUE

Benchmarking: The Markers for SMPs
DRIVING VALUE

Benchmarking: The Markers for SMPs

Running an assurance and compliance practice offers plenty of satisfaction and rewards, while at the same time, poses certain challenges.

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NACRA Organisers Announce Revisions for National Annual Corporate Report Awards (NACRA) 2020 Due to COVID-19 Impacts
DRIVING VALUE

NACRA Organisers Announce Revisions for National Annual Corporate Report Awards (NACRA) 2020 Due to COVID-19 Impacts

The COVID-19 crisis and related restrictions are creating an unprecedented and very challenging landscape for organisations in all sectors.

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TECHNICAL

The Impact of the IFRIC Agenda Decision on Over Time Transfer of Constructed Good (IAS 23 Borrowing Costs)
July 03, 2020
TECHNICAL

The Impact of the IFRIC Agenda Decision on Over Time Transfer of Constructed Good (IAS 23 Borrowing Costs)

In March 2019, the IFRS Interpretations Committee (IFRIC) issued an Agenda Decision on IAS 23 Borrowing Costs relating to capitalisation of borrowing costs in relation to the construction of a residential multi-unit real estate development (building).

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Relevance of Force Majeure in Transfer Pricing Amidst Current Turbulence
July 03, 2020
TECHNICAL

Relevance of Force Majeure in Transfer Pricing Amidst Current Turbulence

Given the scale of disruption caused by COVID-19, many businesses are posed with a serious risk of dislocation of their supply chains and inability to meet business obligations, resulting in potential breach of legal contracts.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

We Have to Address Mental Health—Especially Now
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

We Have to Address Mental Health—Especially Now

Mental health and well-being is not a trend or buzz word. It is real and must be addressed—not just in the public interest but in the interests of humanity.

3 months ago
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Accountants: Changing the Course of Climate Change
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Accountants: Changing the Course of Climate Change

Malaysians right now are sweltering through a heatwave and seeking sanctuary in air-conditioned buildings and cars.

4 months ago
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