MCCG and Bursa’s Listing Requirements - Application, Disclosure and Reporting Expectations for Principle A

MCCG and Bursa’s Listing Requirements - Application, Disclosure and Reporting Expectations for Principle A

Dates:  13 February 2018 (8.30am - 1.00pm) 
Venue: Securities Commission Malaysia
Accreditation: SIDC CPE-approved: 5 CPE points

Pursuant to the Comprehend, Apply and Report (CARE) approach advocated under the Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance (MCCG) issued by the Securities Commission Malaysia, listed issuers are encouraged to clearly identify the thought processes involved in practicing good corporate governance including providing fair and meaningful explanation of how the listed issuers have applied the Practices.
In view of the objectives and new disclosure approach set out in the MCCG, 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.
This half day programme is to provide an in-depth guidance on the application, disclosure and reporting expectations for listed issuers as set out under the new MCCG for Principle A: Board Leadership and Effectiveness as further outlined in Bursa Malaysia’s LR and CG Guide.

  • Programme Delivery

    Programme Objective

    The aim of this programme is to provide the listed issuers with guidance on the application, disclosures and reporting expectations of listed issuers for the Principle A: Board Leadership and Effectiveness as further outlined in the MCCG, Bursa’s LR and CG Guide.

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of this programme, participants will be able to:
    • recognise the importance of corporate governance, the new approach in the MCCG and its expectations
    • infer the application of the MCCG  Practices  with reference to Bursa’s CG Guide
    • describe the changes in the LR  with regard to CG reporting and the disclosure requirement
    • determine and carry out the new CG disclosure approaches and requirements towards achieving more meaningful corporate governance reporting


    Interactive presentations, Discussions and Question-and-Answer (Q&A) sessions 

    Target Audience

    • Main target – PLCs, Co Sec, Directors, Senior Management
    • Other Audience  - Companies who plans to list on Bursa Malaysia
    • Dealers


    Core - Corporate Governance
    Foundational (Regulatory Knowledge) – Capital Markets Products Regulations
    Functional (Process Skills) – Corporate Finance Advisory
  • Programme Outline

    8.30 am Registration
    9.00 am
    Session 1
    MCCG: The  Code, Bursa LR  and CG Guide and the Expectations
    • Why Governance Matters
    • Overview of MCCG - What is New?
    • Key Features:
      • The Shift to the ‘Comprehend, Apply and Report’ Approach (CARE)
      • From Comply and Explain to Apply or Explain an Alternative
      • Intended Outcomes: Focus and Clarity on of each Practice
      • Guidance: Assisting in Applying the Practices
      • Step Up Practices:  Moving Towards Greater Excellence
    • The Revised  Bursa LR and Bursa’s CG Guide
    10.00 am Coffee Break
    10.15 am
    Session 2
    Board Leadership and Effectiveness – Application, Disclosures and  Reporting Expectations
    This session will discuss the application, disclosures and reporting expectations set out in the MCCG Principle A: Board Leadership and Effectiveness in relation to the revised Bursa’s LR and Bursa’s CG Guide.
    • Bursa CG Guide: Guidance and Application of Practices and Recommended Best Practices
    • Bursa LR - CG Report in a Prescribed Format
      • Meaningful disclosure on application of each  MCCG Practices
      • Departure from practice – Alternative  disclosure
        • For Large Companies – Actions taken and timeframe
      • Considerations in making disclosures in the CG Report in demonstrating a holistic and effective CG arrangement to stakeholders.
      • CG Report – separate or combined?
    • Bursa LR - CG Overview Statement in Annual Reports and Expectations
      • Overview summary of CG practices of application on Principle
      • Key Focus Areas and Future Priorities
    1.00 pm End of Programme
  • Programme Fees

    Group of 3 or more pax Normal Price
    RM 225 RM 265
    *Inclusive of 6% GST