An overview of forensic accounting in Malaysia

Ibrahim, M.S. and Abdullah, M. (2007) An overview of forensic accounting in Malaysia. In: International Conference on Business and Information, 10-13 Julai 2007, Tokyo, Japan. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Forensic accounting may not be a new field in accounting. However it becomes so important recently and has been an interest to various stakeholders, from the government, to investors, and practitioners to regulatory bodies. Corporate failures like the often cited by Enron and WorldCom cases have placed forensic accounting into the limelight. The objective of this study is to present the views of the practitioners regarding forensic accounting and its current development in Malaysia. For the purpose of this study, practitioners from the big and medium accounting firms and regulatory bodies in Malaysia were interviewed regarding the subject matter and unstructured interviews were used in the study. Keywords: Forensic Accounting, Auditing and Investigation

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare
Divisions: Faculty of Business and Accountancy > Dept of Financial Accounting and Audit
Depositing User: Mr. Mohd Samsul Ismail
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2014 08:17
Last Modified: 10 Jun 2014 01:54
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/8616

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