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Executive Education - Corporate Governance

Raising Defences: Section 17A, MACC ACT

Executive Education - Corporate Governance

Raising Defences: Section 17A, MACC ACT

Executive Education

Corporate Governance

RAISING DEFENCES: SECTION 17A, MACC ACT

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Course Description

On 1 June 2020, the corporate liability provision of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act (MACC Act) came into force with wide-ranging repercussions. Since then, there has been an increase in the number of corruption cases being charged in court. On 18 March 2021, Pristine Offshore Sdn Bhd became the first company to be charged under this Act.

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  • Articulate the requirements of Section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act (MACC Act);
  • Define bribes and the implications of giving and accepting bribes;
  • Gain knowledge on how to establish ‘adequate procedures’ as defence;
  • Articulate the components of an Organization Anti-Corruption Plan (OACP);
  • Learn how to integrate the OACP into strategic and operational business plans;
  • Gain knowledge about measures to detect, prevent and respond to corrupt practices.
  • Board of Directors
  • Senior management of companies
  • Legal Counsel
  • Compliance Officers
  • Persons associated with commercial organizations

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