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Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance: Dealing with Issues and Expectations on Board Leadership and Effectiveness

Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance: Dealing with Issues and Expectations on Board Leadership and Effectiveness

Dates: 3 August 2017 
Venue: Securities Commission Malaysia
Accreditation: SIDC CPE-approved: 5 CPE points


This programme is designed to give an in-depth understanding of the MCCG's principles and expectations in relation to Principle A: Board Leadership and Effectiveness and also discusses the issues in putting the principles into practice in strengthening corporate governance practices.

  • Programme Delivery

    Learning Outcomes

    Upon completion of this programme, participants will be able to:
    • describe the MCCG’s new approach for board leadership and effectiveness;
    • identify the challenges of nominating a committee for assessing board quality and composition;
    • recognise the roles and expectations of the company secretary;
    • relate the directors’ remuneration disclosure requirements in MCCG  with the Companies Act 2016; and
    • recognise best practices in meaningful corporate governance reporting.

    Methodology

    Interactive presentations and Question-and-Answer sessions

    Target Audience

    Directors, Company Secretaries, Senior Management, Compliance Officers and those involve in preparing and publishing the annual report and anyone who is interested to know more about the new MCCG
  • Programme Outline

    Thursday, 3 August 2017
    8:30am Registration
    9:00am MCCG: A Glance at the New Code
    • Why Governance Matters
    • Overview of MCCG - What is New?
      • Introduction of Practices for Large Companies
      • Key Features:
        • The Shift: 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
    9:45am Coffee Break
    10:00am Uncovering the Principles of CG
    • Principle A: Board Leadership and Effectiveness
      • Board Responsibilities
      • Board Composition
      • Remuneration
    • The Challenges of CG Implementation
      • Nominating Committee
        • Board Composition vs Board Quality: Striking the Right Balance
      • Roles and Expectations of Company Secretary
      • Demarcation of Roles via the Schedule of Matters
      • Directors' Remuneration Disclosures: MCCG vs Companies Act 2016
    12:15pm Debrief and Question and Answer Session
    12:30pm End of Programme
  • Programme Fees

    RM 550 + 6%GST = RM 583