Elevating Public Sector Financial Management

The Malaysian accountancy profession enjoys excellent representation at global levels, thanks to strong stakeholder engagement and relationships.


Malaysian Institute of Accountants (“MIA”) is a statutory body established under the Accountants Act 1967 (“Act”) to regulate the practice of the accountancy profession in Malaysia.

The MIA Sustainability Agenda

The call for sustainability adoption is currently in the global spotlight, simultaneously inducing the requirement for disclosure on sustainability and climate change-related areas from organisations.

Ethical Leadership in a Digital Era

Ethics is increasingly taking a front-seat as the profession reflects on what good governance looks like for technologically enabled accountants who live and work in the digital economy. 

The Future Relevance of Integrated Reporting and its Role within the Sustainability Context

The international focus on sustainability has led to a growing demand for organisations to articulate their sustainability initiatives in their corporate reports using a plenitude of frameworks, guidelines, standards and regulations for organizations.

Ethics Must be a Cornerstone in Future-Proofing the Profession

As governance and sustainability matters take a front seat in the post-COVID phase of economic revival, ethical dilemmas will also abound. 

The Capital Market Advisory Committee (CMAC) and the Malaysian Investment Reporting Standards (MIRS)

The Capital Market Advisory Committee or CMAC was created as a non-statutory committee by the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (MIA) in April 2013…

Taking Fear Out of Tax Matters

A pilot project is underway to make cooperative compliance work for nation’s tax regime.

Changes to the Ethics Code: Revisions to the Definitions of Listed Entity and Public Interest Entity

In January 2021, the International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) issued an exposure draft (ED) seeking to redefine public interest entities (PIE).

Valuing Synergies: One plus one is greater than two? 

This article will explore the types of synergies applicable in the context of mergers and acquisitions and how the synergistic value can be estimated in compliance with the principles stated in the International Valuation Standard.