MCCG - Adoption of Practices for Meaningful Corporate Governance

MCCG - Adoption of Practices for Meaningful Corporate Governance

Dates:  7 August 2019 (8.30am - 5.00pm) 
Venue: Securities Commission Malaysia
Accreditation: SIDC 10 CPE Approved

The  internalisation of corporate governance culture  of the Malaysian  Code  of  Corporate  Governance  (MCCG) has shown  an  impact  to  companies’ performances.  Following the latest amendments to the Listing Requirements in October 2015, Bursa Malaysia has aligned the Listing Requirements (LR) and the CG Guide to reflect and guide listed issuers on the new CG application, disclosure approaches and reporting requirements. The amendments to the Listing Requirements was implemented on a staggered basis over three years, starting from 31 December 2016 to 31 December 2018.
This one day programme will provide an in-depth guidance on the application, disclosure and reporting expectations for listed issuers as set out under the new MCCG for Principles A, B and C as further outlined in Bursa Malaysia’s LR and CG Guide and provide insights on Bursa Malaysia’s Sustainability Governance toolkit.


  • Programme Delivery

    Programme Objective

    The aim of this programme is to provide companies with guidance on the application, disclosures and reporting expectations of listed issuers for the Principles A, B and C as further outlined in the MCCG, Bursa’s LR and CG Guide. The programme will also highlight the required disclosure of a narrative statement of the management of material economic, environmental and social (“EES”) risks and opportunities (“Sustainability Statement”) as stated in Bursa Listing requirements.

    Learning Outcomes

     Upon completion of this programme, participants will be able to:
    • align the application of the MCCG Practices with reference to Bursa’s CG Guide
    • interpret the operational requirements of the corporate governance code
    • describe the main features of Bursa Malaysia’s Sustainability Reporting Guide and Toolkit
    • discuss the new CG disclosure approaches and requirements towards achieving more meaningful corporate governance reporting
    • evaluate the implementation and impact of the corporate governance reporting on operational requirements
  • Programme Outline

    8.30 am Registration
    9.00 am
    Session 1 – Lee Min On
    MCCG: Understanding the Guide
    • Pull-out I: Guidance on Board Leadership and Effectiveness
    Covering MCCG Practices 1.1 to 7.3
    • Pull-out II: Guidance on Effective Audit and Risk Management
    Covering MCCG Practices 8.1 to 10.2
    • Pull-out III: Guidance on Integrity in Corporate Reporting and Meaningful Relationship with Stakeholders
    Covering MCCG Practices 11.1 to 12.3
    10.15 am Coffee Break
    10.30 am
    Session 2 – Lee Min On
    The Revised LR – The Compulsory Reporting Requirements for PLCs
    • CG in a Prescribed Format
      • Reporting Meaningful Disclosure on  each MCCG Practices
      • Alternative  Disclosures upon Departure from the Practices
        • Additional Requirements for Large Companies: Actions taken
      • CG Report – Separate or Combined?
    • CG Overview Statement in Annual Reports
      • Summary of CG Practices Applied
      • Providing an Informative Statement to Shareholders
    12.30 pm Lunch
    2.00 pm
    Session 3 – Lee Min On
     Sustainability Reporting
    • What is sustainability reporting and why is it important?
    • How to disclose sustainability practices in organisations?
    • Review of Bursa Malaysia’s Sustainability Governance toolkit
    Best Practices for Effective and Meaningful Corporate Governance Reporting
    • Content of Corporate Reporting - Putting it all into Practice
    • Tools available to oversee reporting by the management (i.e. CG Guide: Moving from Aspiration to Actualisation – Bursa Malaysia publication)
    3.45 pm Coffee Break
    4.00 pm
    Session 4 – Nadia (SC)
    Company’s Adoption of the  New Reporting Format
    • Review of reports in relation to adoption of practices and quality of disclosure
    • Thematic report on the adoption of the MCCG
    5.00 pm End of Programme
  • Programme Fees

    Normal Price
    RM 950
  • About the Speakers

    Mr. Lee Min On, Fellow Member, Institute of Internal Auditors Malaysia, Member, Malaysian Institute of Accountants , Member, Malaysian Institute of Certified Public Accountants
    Retired Partner of KPMG Malaysia after serving 36 years (20 years in Audit & 16 years in Advisory) with the Firm. He headed the Firm’s Risk Consulting division and Internal Audit, Risk & Compliance Services unit.
    Speaks regularly at public seminars and inhouse training on Sustainability, Corporate Governance, Risk Management & Internal Audit – how to embed the practical applications in organizations. Director of Coalition for Business Integrity Bhd, a not-for-profit organization that advocates, and trains boardroom players and Management, on how to embrace & embed good governance & integrity in the market place Audit Committee Member, Institute of Internal Auditors, Malaysia

    Nadia Zainuddin is currently the Deputy General Manager in the Law Reform Department of the Securities Commission Malaysia (SC). She focuses on raising the corporate governance practices and standards of listed companies in Malaysia, working closely with local and international corporate governance stakeholders. Her involvements include the formulation of Malaysia’s Corporate Governance Blueprint in 2011; a comprehensive 5-year corporate governance action plan, revisions to the Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance, the SC’s Corporate Governance Monitor and various other corporate governance initiatives.
    In 2014, Nadia was seconded to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris, France as a Consultant at the Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs, Corporate Affairs Division. She was involved in efforts to promote corporate governance in Asia; including the development of the OECD Southeast Asia Corporate Governance Initiative to establish effective corporate governance frameworks and support ASEAN capital market integration in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam.

    Nadia graduated from the International Islamic University Malaysia with a Bachelor Degree in Economics in 2004, and a Master of Economics in 2006, where she was also an active debater. In 2009 she was awarded a Chevening Scholarship by the Foreign Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom to pursue an MSc in Corporate and International Finance at Durham University, UK.