CEO’s Message – 2022 Outlook

It’s that time of the year again when we look ahead with optimism and set our agenda for the new year.

Driving the Adoption of Digital Signatures

Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic impact, remote working and virtual meetings have become a norm, with one key consequence: the need to find alternatives to signing off physical documents.

Decisions of the Disciplinary Committee of the MIA

Decisions of the Disciplinary Committee of Malaysian Institute of Accountants (‘Institute’) against members pursuant to Rule 18(1) of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants (Disciplinary) Rules 2002

ESG Series for Accountants & Finance Professionals 2022

Sustainability today is a tremendous priority for businesses as concerns such as the climate emergency and widening global social inequality affect the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit/prosperity.

NACRA Applauds High-Quality Corporate Reporting

CIMB Group Holdings Berhad, Sunway Berhad, Kumpulan Perangsang Selangor Berhad and Petroliam Nasional Berhad emerged as winners of the Excellence Awards in their respective categories at the National Annual Corporate Report Awards (NACRA) 2021.

Less Complex Entities (LCE) Standard: A Panacea for A Cost-Effective Audit?

The long-awaited, separate, standalone, proposed International Standard on Auditing for Audits of Financial Statements of Less Complex Entities (ISA for LCE) which is based on the core requirements of the International Standards on Auditing (ISAs)…

Cessation of Cash and Cheque Payments to MIA

In line with Bank Negara Malaysia’s Financial Sector Blueprint for a cashless society, which is aligned with Malaysia’s Digital Economy Blueprint, the Malaysian Institute of Accountants will cease to accept payments through cash or cheque beginning January 2022.

MIA Launches Report of a Study on Emerging Technology Adoption Within Accounting Programmes by Higher Learning Institutions in Malaysia

As the world and the workplace become increasingly digitalised, it is essential that accountants be able to stay abreast of technological developments and adapt these for work.

Use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) on Accounting Transactions to Enhance Audit Quality

Rachel Grimes, former International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) President said that “technology will go on helping to burnish (enhance) the profession’s credentials as a trusted adviser.” She called for the profession to continue adopting and implementing emerging technologies or otherwise being left stranded on the sidelines.

The Climate Crisis: Is Your Business Ready for the Transition to Net-Zero?

Climate change is one of the greatest environmental challenges facing the world. The constantly growing emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) have increased the global and annual mean air temperature of our planet.