David Risser, Director, was a keynote speaker at the conference “Stepping up corporate governance, compliance and anti-corruption practices” held in Malaysia on 20 July. The conference was part of a joint effort by the Malaysian Institute of Management (MIM) and the Basel Institute on Governance (BIoG), known as the “Corporate Governance Capacity Building Initiative for Malaysian SMEs”. The conference focussed on the importance of SMEs to take ownership of compliance and corporate governance to remain competitive in the global market. For more information about the conference click here. Please click here to see the MIM’s facebook page on the conference.
Following on from this, Nestor Advisors partnered with the BIoG to deliver a five-day training program on governance, compliance and anti-corruption. The training programme was geared towards local experts with industry background and work experience in the areas of governance and compliance and was conducted by Gemma Aiolfi, Head of Compliance and Corporate Governance / Collective Action (BIoG) and David Risser.
The event received considerable coverage in Malaysia’s leading business newspaper, The Malaysian Reserve, including the front page. Please see links below:
The Malaysian Reserve: Good corporate governance benefits SMEs
The Malaysian Reserve: MIM urges SMEs to adopt corporate governance