May June 2020
COVID-19 – Revised Deadlines for Annual Report Submissions and Key Challenges in Financial Reporting for Listed Companies
June 23, 2020
TECHNICAL

COVID-19 – Revised Deadlines for Annual Report Submissions and Key Challenges in Financial Reporting for Listed Companies

The COVID-19 pandemic and the Movement Control Order (MCO) have affected how businesses operate. In this ‘new normal’, businesses need to strategise and adapt quickly to survive and sustain their operations.

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Benchmarking: The Markers for SMPs
June 22, 2020
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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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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Contemporary Issues in Applying International Financial Reporting Standards
June 17, 2020
TECHNICAL

Contemporary Issues in Applying International Financial Reporting Standards

Highly experienced IFRS instructor Danny Tan recently helmed an MIA webinar on Contemporary Issues in Applying International Financial Reporting Standards.

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Guidelines on Submission of Working Papers to the Practice Review Department
June 12, 2020
TECHNICAL

Guidelines on Submission of Working Papers to the Practice Review Department

Advancements in technology and its common availability has led to profound changes in the way audit is being performed, with the majority of audit firms either taking the initiative or being pushed to evolve to embrace new ways of auditing such as data analytics, which has enabled the processing of huge amount of data in an efficient way.

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Government Shifts to the Movement Control Order – Recovery Phase From 10 June to 31 August 2020
June 07, 2020
MIA NEWS

Government Shifts to the Movement Control Order – Recovery Phase From 10 June to 31 August 2020

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced today that the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) scheduled to end on 9 June 2020...

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Key MIA Proposals Taken Up in Government’s RM35 Billion Short-Term Economic Recovery Plan
June 06, 2020
MIA NEWS

Key MIA Proposals Taken Up in Government’s RM35 Billion Short-Term Economic Recovery Plan

On 5 June 2020, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin unveiled a stimulus package of RM35 billion in the Government’s Short-term Economic Recovery Plan (ERP) that aims to help the economy recover from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent Movement Control Order (MCO) and Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO).

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Agility and Resilience – Strategic Tools for Survival in the COVID-19 Crisis
June 05, 2020
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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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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NACRA Organisers Announce Revisions for National Annual Corporate Report Awards (NACRA) 2020 Due to COVID-19 Impacts
May 28, 2020
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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