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GET SMARTER BEFORE 2019

October 24, 2018
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GET SMARTER BEFORE 2019

Mark your calendar for these special professional development events that cater to members in our core segments. Events are in chronological order:

BUDGET 2019 – KEY UPDATES AND CHANGES FOR CORPORATE ACCOUNTANTS

15 November 2018 @ Connexion Conference & Event Centre @ Nexus, Bangsar South City, Kuala Lumpur

2019 BUDGET SEMINAR SERIES

Various dates @ Central and Other Regions

The 2019 Budget, to be tabled on 2 November 2018, will be the first major policy paper to be unveiled by the new government to drive the economy. Understandably, businesses and individuals alike are eager to learn more about the 2019 Budget with the theme of “Restoring Public Finances, Sustaining Growth and Enhancing Wellbeing”.

MIA is organising both the Budget 2019 Seminar targeted at Corporate Accountants as well as our MIA – MATA 2019 Budget Seminar Series that will look at the impacts of Budget 2019 proposals on business and the economy, as well as important direct tax and indirect tax developments, namely Public Rulings and insights into the Sales and Service Tax.

MALAYSIA INSOLVENCY CONFERENCE 2018 – Gearing Up for Tomorrow’s Corporate Recovery and Insolvency Practice

22 November 2018 @ Connexion Conference & Event Centre @ Nexus, Bangsar South City, Kuala Lumpur

Public practitioners are constantly being urged to add value to their offerings by diversifying services. Insolvency holds exciting potentials for service diversification and advisory, especially given the volatile economic climate of risky business at home and abroad as well as the need to manage economic failures.

Specially for insolvency specialists, the Malaysia Insolvency Conference 2018 discusses the economic outlook post-Budget as well as new rules and regulations impacting insolvency, including a new corporate rescue mechanism under the Companies Act 2016. Also learn more about asset tracing, forensic methods and litigation funding that support an effective insolvency process. The Conference ends with a Legal Colloquium: Case Study, where legal experts will address the legal issues and challenges of the corporate rescue process and the legal perspectives of selected insolvency cases.

The Malaysia Insolvency Conference is jointly organised by MIA, Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants (MICPA) and Insolvency Practitioners Association of Malaysia (iPAM).

NATIONAL ACCOUNTING EDUCATORS CONVENTION 2018 – NURTURING FUTURE ACCOUNTANTS

28 November 2018 @ Connexion Conference & Event Centre @ Nexus, Bangsar South City, Kuala Lumpur

Specially designed to update accountancy educators on the latest developments, this Convention brings together academicians and employers to bridge the talent gap. Placing technology and digital at the top of the agenda, the Convention focuses on how educators can impart the key skills and values needed by future accountants – leadership, empathy, ethics, problem-solving, professional judgement, communications, soft skills, etc. – to avoid obsolescence. On top of these expanded expectations, educators are expected to teach technical skills with clarity, so this Convention is followed by a special Masterclass on a new key standard – MFRS 16 Leases.

PUBLIC SECTOR FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE 2018 – Upholding Trust and Accountability

10 & 11 December 2018 (Monday & Tuesday), Connexion Conference & Event Centre @ Nexus, Bangsar South City, Kuala Lumpur

Aligned with our purpose of nation-building, MIA is actively supporting the government to embed trust and accountability in the public sector, in order to uphold good governance and public trust. Key to building transparency and accountability is the management and presentation of information, especially financial information underpinned by accrual-based accounting systems, integrated reporting frameworks and the International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS).

This conference jointly organised by MIA, International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) and the Accountant General’s Department of Malaysia (AGDM), will bring together IPSAS Board members, regional and national accounting specialists, senior representative in Public Sector and other interested parties to discuss topic such as:

  • Using accrual-based accounting information to achieve effective and efficient public financial management
  • Strengthening the Government Finance Function and upskilling public sector accountants
  • Implementing integrated reporting in the public sector
  • Complying with the IPSAS Board issued Recommended Practice Guideline 3 (RPG 3) on Reporting Service Performance Information to meet users’ needs.

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