The Malaysia Achievement Milestone in Building a Conducive Investment Environment

May Yee Ng, Wai Ching Poon, David Gun Fie Yong

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The eruption of the 1997 financial crisis and numerous corporate scandals has awakened the need for better governance. This paper reviews the government effort in promoting Malaysia as a governance conversance investment platform. These include regulatory reform, enhancing the standard of disclosure, introducing best practices and establishment of institutions to educate and guild the business community. The government has also shows recognition of the importance of nurturing good value from young by initiating the National Integrity Plan to improve performance of public services, improve investors’ confidence and perception; and to reinforce the family institution.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAFBE 2008 Conference Papers
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Publication series

NameAFBE Conference Papers
ISSN (Print)1905-8055


  • corporate governance
  • regulatory reform
  • best practices

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)


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