GOVERNANCE

ESG and Climate Consciousness as a Strategic Differentiator for Businesses
October 18, 2021
GOVERNANCE

ESG and Climate Consciousness as a Strategic Differentiator for Businesses

As financial stewards and advisors, accountants must be aware that ESG and climate matters are being applied as filters by stakeholders, which could result in non-compliant organisations...

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Decisions of the Disciplinary Committee of the MIA
September 22, 2021
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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STEWARDSHIP

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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Fit for the Future
STEWARDSHIP

Fit for the Future

ACCA and MIA are working together to provide a pipeline of qualified accountants in Malaysia. Andrew Balasan Siang recounts his journey towards ACCA membership.

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INNOVATION

A Journey of Digital Transformation: The Mark of a Changing Landscape
September 20, 2021
INNOVATION

A Journey of Digital Transformation: The Mark of a Changing Landscape

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for digital transformation. Many organisations, including Small and Medium Practices (SMPs), are embracing digitalisation to manage their clients and employees remotely.

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XBRL Adoption in Malaysia: A Way Forward for SMPs
August 23, 2021
INNOVATION

XBRL Adoption in Malaysia: A Way Forward for SMPs

Following the adoption of the eXtensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) throughout the world, the Companies Commission of Malaysia (SSM) has taken the initiative to develop the Malaysian Business Reporting System (MBRS).

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DRIVING VALUE

How Accountants can Champion ESG and Climate Action for Business Sustainability
DRIVING VALUE

How Accountants can Champion ESG and Climate Action for Business Sustainability

With the growing clamour for businesses to prioritise ESG (environmental, social and governance) matters, it is imperative that accountants especially CFOs and PAIBs (Professional Accountants in Business)...

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Starting Out in Technology for SMPs: Taking Your First Step Post-pandemic
DRIVING VALUE

Starting Out in Technology for SMPs: Taking Your First Step Post-pandemic

COVID-19 has helped organisations around the world to achieve in a short period what might have taken years in a non-pandemic world: accelerate their adoption of digital solutions and processes.

3 weeks ago
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TECHNICAL

MIA Practice Review – Key Findings on Elements of ISQC 1 – Monitoring
September 22, 2021
TECHNICAL

MIA Practice Review – Key Findings on Elements of ISQC 1 – Monitoring

Annually, MIA’s Practice Review Department (PRD) issues its Practice Review (PR) report to provide an overview of PRD’s assessment of the audit firms (firms) and share new initiatives and ongoing developments affecting the profession.

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Goods and Services Tax is Not the Reason for Price Increases in Malaysia
July 21, 2021
TECHNICAL

Goods and Services Tax is Not the Reason for Price Increases in Malaysia

Goods and Services Tax (GST) or Value Added Tax (VAT), had been adopted in 170 countries at the beginning of 2020.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

SMP Forum 2021 – Building Resilience, Creating Value
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

SMP Forum 2021 – Building Resilience, Creating Value

Small and Medium Practitioners (SMPs) are an essential segment of the accountancy profession and an important category of MIA members.

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Islamic Finance: Latest Developments and Drivers for Growth in a Post-Pandemic World
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Islamic Finance: Latest Developments and Drivers for Growth in a Post-Pandemic World

Guided by Islamic values that are aligned with ESG (environmental, social and governance) concerns and the people-first ethos of Islamic finance...

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