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  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2018)

  • This hypothetical case study was developed based on the financial statements of Bahrain Islamic Bank and Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad. The banks were registered in two different countries namely Bahrain and Malaysia that adopted Financial Accounting Standards (FAS) issued by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) (the standards are locally adopted and named as Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards (MFRS)) issued by International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) respectively. The key issues explored in this case are: the motivation for recording and reporting Islamic financial transact...

  • accounting_for_leasing_zulkarnain_shamsher.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2018)

  • This case was developed based on a real-life experience dealing with an Islamic car financing contract (i.e. Al-ljarah Thumma Al-Bay |AITAB] contract - Sale and Leaseback) between a Malaysian Islamic Financial Institution and their customer. It is well recognised that AITAB is governed by the Malaysian Hire Purchase Act 1967, that oversees conventional (nor Islamic) car financing, yet it is used for both financing modes. The contract requires clarification on the following: understanding of the nature of the contract used and the relevant transactions involved; revenue recognition (current and future); capitalisation of relevant costs in the asset's value; fair value of leased asset; ...

  • accounting_for_the_property acquisition_zulkarnain.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2018)

  • This case was developed based on a real-life experience related to an lslamic equity home financing contract (ie. Musharakah Mutanaqisah) between a Malaysian Islamic Bank and their customer. The Musharakah Mutanaqisah (MM) Financing mode has gained popularity in house financing in Malaysia, where the bank and customer enter into a contract of joint property ownership and the customer's ownership of the asset gradually increases throughout the financing period and fully owns the asset after the last financial settlement. This case aims to: illustrate the process of property acquisition using the MM financing mode; account the various transactions involved in MM financing; account capit...

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  • Master


  • Authors: Aden Abdi, Aisha (2017)

  • The internal control system is designed as comprising technical practices to prevent or detect accounting errors or loss of assets. However, the scandals and collapse of the financial institutions in recent years has asserted the importance of the internal control system. This study aims to develop an internal control framework that can be applied to the Islamic financial transactions. COSO framework is a regular internal control designed for the financial organisations commonly to realise their objectives about the effectiveness and efficiency, reliable financial reporting and compliance with the laws and regulation ...

  • audit_committee_auditor_independence_bankers_perception_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Karbhari, Yusuf (2009)

  • This paper examines the perception of bankers on contribution of audit committees towards external auditor independence in public listed companies. All Malaysian public listed companies are required to establish an audit committee as a measure to improve on the internal control mechanism that can help improve the corporate governance practices of firms. Postal questionnaires and interview surveys were used to solicit the perception and views of loan officers. The majority of the respondents believe that auditor independence is preserved with the presence of an actively functioning audit committee. This implies favourably on the corporate governance

  • audit_committee_some_evidence_from_Malaysia_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Hamid, Mohamad Ali; Mohd Saad, Siti Shaharatulfazzah; Evans, Jonathan Gerard; Md Nassir, Annuar (2006)

  • This study aimed to investigate the perceptions of senior managers of Malaysian publicly listed companies on issues relating to audit committee authority and effectiveness. Questionnaire survey technique was employed to seek the respondents perceptions on five issues, namely audit committee appoints the auditor, audit committee determines and reviews audit fees, audit committee determines and reviews the auditor’s scope and duties, and audit committee’s reports and meetings. The majority of respondents agreed that auditor would be more effective and independent if audit committee assumed the responsibility to appoint the auditor, determine and review the audit fees, and determine and ...

  • audit_market_competition_causes_consequences_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2009)

  • The aim of this paper is to examine the impact of competition in audit market and client importance to perceived auditor independence from the perspective of Malaysian auditors, loan officers and senior managers of public listed companies. It is found that auditor independence would be threatened if auditors were to receive significant fees from a single client. The dependence on a single client would cause auditor to face a 'self-threat' risk, where they were economically and financially reliant on a single customer. The interview survey disclosed that regulatory authorities should closely monitor the profession by persistently scrutinising each audit firm's revenue and expenses.

  • A_closer_look_at_accounting_for_Islamic_financial_institutions_Zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Proceeding


  • Authors: Ismail, Nurazleen; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2017)

  • This paper provides a discussion of a study that examines accounting in Islamic perspectives. The discussion includes an overview of the development of Islamic finance, accounting in Islamic perspectives, and four key accounting assumptions, namely "substance over form", "time value of money", "fair value" measurement and "recognition based on probability", which serve as important guides to preparers of financial information.

  • commercialization_accounting_profession_case_non-audit_services_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Karbhari, Yusuf; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2010)

  • Over the last decade, the accounting profession has witnessed the commercialisation of audit firms through offering of non-audit services (i.e. business consultancy services) to their audit client. Regulators and stakeholders have placed a great concern on the potential threat of commercialization of audit services on perceived auditor independence. This study reports the effects of the joint provision of audit and non-audit services (NAS) and the type of NAS on perceived auditor independence. The main findings suggest that auditor independence is perceived to be compromised when audit and NAS were jointly offered by audit firms. However, when there exist proper segregation of duties ...

  • comparison_of_MASB_AAOIFI_accounting_conceptual_frameworks_zulkarnain_shamsher.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2017)

  • This paper aims to present comparison of conceptual framework published by the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) (fully converged with the standards issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). As the Islamic finance industry evolved, some scholars proposed that the Islamic Financial Institutions (IFIs) should have different accounting standards to serve their need to report the unique financial information needs. The research is motivated by the introduction of accounting standards by the AAOIFI to fulfill the financial reporting needs of Islamic finance industry that ...

  • do_provision_of_nonaudit_2788.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Karbhari, Yusuf; Turmin, Siti Zaidah; Osman, Mohammad Noor Hisham (2015)

  • This chapter examines the effects of provision of different types of non-audit services on perceived auditor independence from the perspective of Malaysian capital market participants. The globalisation of the accounting profession and the subsequent increase in competitiveness and the need to survive has forced many auditing firms to diversify into non-audit services and has created 'the multidisciplinary nature of large audit firms'(Michael, 2014; Alexander and Hay, 2013; Brierley and Gwilliam, 2003; Michael, 2014).

  • chapter_6_examination_of_the_shariah_committee_role_in_Islamic_financial_institutions_Zulkarnain_Shamsher_Eskandar.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah (2015)

  • The system of corporate control, effective and efficient governance that is consistent with Shariah guidance has been an important agenda for Islamic Financial Institutions since the existence of Islamic Finance in Malaysia. This is especially important in light of rapid growth in Islamic Finance industry not only in Malaysia but globally. For example, the global total assets of the industry as of end 2014 has exceeding USD2.0 trillion or a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.4% between 2009 and 2014 (Ernst & Young, 2014). The well-functioning Islamic Finance industry can only be sustained if there is good corporate governance practice by IFIs that comply with Shariah guidance....

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  • Master


  • Authors: Mohamad Zain, Nor Syahirah (2017)

  • There is an urgency to explore and structure innovative financial mechanisms like SRI sukuk to develop waqf properties and assets because if this is delayed, many opportunities in enhancing social welfare and economic development will be missed. SRI sukuk can be innovatively structured to support financing the development waqf assets into viable income-generating assets that can help with social programmes, and at the same time, maximise the potential of sukuk in achieving the objectives (maqasid) of Islamic finance. The study aims to explore SRI sukuk models that could be implemented to develop waqf properties and assets under the SRI sukuk framework in Malaysia ...

  • chapter_7_financial_and_operating_performance_of_privatised_companies_Abdeldayam_Yusuf_Zulkarnain.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Abdeldayam, M.M.; Karbhari, Yusuf; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2015)

  • The term privatisation has many shades of meaning. The overall purpose of privatisation is that of transferring the provision of goods and services from the public sector to the private sector and Kay and Thompson (1986) suggest that the term covers denationalisation (the sale of state owned enterprises), deregulation (the introduction of competition) and contracting out (the provision by private sector organisations of public services). Over the past 25 years or so, all of these various forms of privatisation have developed and evolved and are now a pervasive feature of the economies of many countries. Available in physical copy only (Call Number: HF 5630 S464)

  • Governance_framework_in_Islamic_financial_institutions_zulkarnain_shamsher_eskandar.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah (2017)

  • This chapter provides a discussion on a study that examines shariah governance practices in the Malaysian IFIs. It provides important insights into current and critical shariah governance issues that are faced by the Islamic finance industry worldwide. The chapter is divided into four sections. This first section provides some background on the Islamic finance industry. The second section reviews prior studies on shariah governance from different geographical areas: some details are given on methodology. Section three outlines research findings on various issues examined by the study such as the definition of shariah governance, the importance of the shariah governance framework and i...

  • the_impact_management_family_institution_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Osman, Mohammad Noor Hisham; Abdul Latiff, Ahmed Razman; Mat Daud, Zaidi; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2018)

  • Incidents where external auditors do not issue a going concern audit opinion (GC opinion) to companies having severe financial problems have been reported globally. This issue motivated this study : (i) to investigate the effect of selected auditor characteristics in terms of specialization, tenure, and fee on GC opinion issuance and (ii) to examine the moderating effect of management's, family's, and institution's influence on the relationship between auditor characteristics and GC opinion issuance. The study involves 644 Malaysian financially distressed listed companies in the period 2006 to 2012. The results of a panel logistic regression analysis show that auditor characteristics ...

  • implementation_of_internal_control_system_among_Malaysian credit_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ariffin, Aishah; Mohd Hanif, Farahaini; Ali, Salwana; Abdul Razak, Nor Alyani; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2016)

  • This study aims to examine the perception on internal control system (ICS) practices among Malaysian credit co-operatives. Specifically, this study provides input to those who are involved in developing ICS in co-operative namely, the Board Members (BOARD), Internal Audit Committee (IAC) and management staff. Using Malaysian Co-operative Societies Commission (MCSC) definition on classification of co-operatives, four groups of respondent cooperatives based on size of cooperatives were developed i.e. micro, small, medium and large. After eliminating with incomplete data, 536 co-operatives were selected to be included in this study, where, two questionnaires were mailed to co-operatives'...

  • PhD_Islamic_banking_stability_efficiency and growth_the_market_discipline_Sharezan.pdf.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Abd Rahman, Sharezan (2017)

  • This research empirically investigates the role of profit sharing investment accounts in providing market discipline and the extent to which PSIA influences Islamic banks' stability, efficiency and financing growth, thus complementing government supervision and regulation of Islamic banks. Data from 48 Islamic banks from 13 countries in different regions over the period 2007 to 2014 were collected. A two-step system generalized method of moments (GMM) was applied to estimate the equations. The fixed and random effects and the two-step difference GMM were also applied for comparison purposes ... Available in physical copy and downloadable format (Call Number: t HF 5686 P225 S531)

  • Musharakah Mutanaqisah home financing_alam_zulkarnain_zaher_shinaj_shamsher.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Asadov, Alam; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Anwer, Zaher; Shamsudheen, Shinaj Valangattil; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2018)

  • Musharakah mutanaqisah (MM) mode of Islamic financing purchase of an asset, where the bank and customer enter into a contract of joint property ownership and the customer's ownership of the asset gradually increases throughout the financing period and fully own the asset after the last financial settlement. This mode of financing was introduced to mitigate the issue of unequal risk burden of conventional mortgage financing, where the bank just provide the financing and the customer bears all risk. MM financing reflects a true partnership contract through sharing of risk and reward between both parties. Though the MM mode of financing has the salient features to address the flaws of co...

  • possible_impact_of_the_latest_international_standard_Zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Osman, Mohammad Noor Hisham; Abdul Latiff, Ahmed Razman; Mat Daud, Zaidi; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Turmin, Siti Zaidah (2018)

  • Auditors are required to issue going concern opinion (GC opinion) to companies that are incapable to continue their operations in the near future. It is very important for auditors to issue the GC opinion properly because such opinion is the only signal from them on the viability of a company. Investors need such signal before they can make good investment decisions. In Malaysia however, auditors do not want to issue GC opinion to a very large percentage of financially distressed companies. This motivates this paper to discuss the impact of the latest ISA 570 (2016) on GC opinion issuance rate in this country. Overall, we are in the opinion that there is no strong ground to expect the...

Browsing by Author Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain

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  • accounting_for_Islamic_financial_transactions_zulkarnain.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2018)

  • This hypothetical case study was developed based on the financial statements of Bahrain Islamic Bank and Bank Islam Malaysia Berhad. The banks were registered in two different countries namely Bahrain and Malaysia that adopted Financial Accounting Standards (FAS) issued by the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) (the standards are locally adopted and named as Malaysian Financial Reporting Standards (MFRS)) issued by International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) respectively. The key issues explored in this case are: the motivation for recording and reporting Islamic financial transact...

  • accounting_for_leasing_zulkarnain_shamsher.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2018)

  • This case was developed based on a real-life experience dealing with an Islamic car financing contract (i.e. Al-ljarah Thumma Al-Bay |AITAB] contract - Sale and Leaseback) between a Malaysian Islamic Financial Institution and their customer. It is well recognised that AITAB is governed by the Malaysian Hire Purchase Act 1967, that oversees conventional (nor Islamic) car financing, yet it is used for both financing modes. The contract requires clarification on the following: understanding of the nature of the contract used and the relevant transactions involved; revenue recognition (current and future); capitalisation of relevant costs in the asset's value; fair value of leased asset; ...

  • accounting_for_the_property acquisition_zulkarnain.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2018)

  • This case was developed based on a real-life experience related to an lslamic equity home financing contract (ie. Musharakah Mutanaqisah) between a Malaysian Islamic Bank and their customer. The Musharakah Mutanaqisah (MM) Financing mode has gained popularity in house financing in Malaysia, where the bank and customer enter into a contract of joint property ownership and the customer's ownership of the asset gradually increases throughout the financing period and fully owns the asset after the last financial settlement. This case aims to: illustrate the process of property acquisition using the MM financing mode; account the various transactions involved in MM financing; account capit...

  • item.jpg
  • Master


  • Authors: Aden Abdi, Aisha (2017)

  • The internal control system is designed as comprising technical practices to prevent or detect accounting errors or loss of assets. However, the scandals and collapse of the financial institutions in recent years has asserted the importance of the internal control system. This study aims to develop an internal control framework that can be applied to the Islamic financial transactions. COSO framework is a regular internal control designed for the financial organisations commonly to realise their objectives about the effectiveness and efficiency, reliable financial reporting and compliance with the laws and regulation ...

  • audit_committee_auditor_independence_bankers_perception_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Karbhari, Yusuf (2009)

  • This paper examines the perception of bankers on contribution of audit committees towards external auditor independence in public listed companies. All Malaysian public listed companies are required to establish an audit committee as a measure to improve on the internal control mechanism that can help improve the corporate governance practices of firms. Postal questionnaires and interview surveys were used to solicit the perception and views of loan officers. The majority of the respondents believe that auditor independence is preserved with the presence of an actively functioning audit committee. This implies favourably on the corporate governance

  • audit_committee_some_evidence_from_Malaysia_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Abdul Hamid, Mohamad Ali; Mohd Saad, Siti Shaharatulfazzah; Evans, Jonathan Gerard; Md Nassir, Annuar (2006)

  • This study aimed to investigate the perceptions of senior managers of Malaysian publicly listed companies on issues relating to audit committee authority and effectiveness. Questionnaire survey technique was employed to seek the respondents perceptions on five issues, namely audit committee appoints the auditor, audit committee determines and reviews audit fees, audit committee determines and reviews the auditor’s scope and duties, and audit committee’s reports and meetings. The majority of respondents agreed that auditor would be more effective and independent if audit committee assumed the responsibility to appoint the auditor, determine and review the audit fees, and determine and ...

  • audit_market_competition_causes_consequences_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2009)

  • The aim of this paper is to examine the impact of competition in audit market and client importance to perceived auditor independence from the perspective of Malaysian auditors, loan officers and senior managers of public listed companies. It is found that auditor independence would be threatened if auditors were to receive significant fees from a single client. The dependence on a single client would cause auditor to face a 'self-threat' risk, where they were economically and financially reliant on a single customer. The interview survey disclosed that regulatory authorities should closely monitor the profession by persistently scrutinising each audit firm's revenue and expenses.

  • A_closer_look_at_accounting_for_Islamic_financial_institutions_Zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Academic Proceeding


  • Authors: Ismail, Nurazleen; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2017)

  • This paper provides a discussion of a study that examines accounting in Islamic perspectives. The discussion includes an overview of the development of Islamic finance, accounting in Islamic perspectives, and four key accounting assumptions, namely "substance over form", "time value of money", "fair value" measurement and "recognition based on probability", which serve as important guides to preparers of financial information.

  • commercialization_accounting_profession_case_non-audit_services_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Karbhari, Yusuf; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2010)

  • Over the last decade, the accounting profession has witnessed the commercialisation of audit firms through offering of non-audit services (i.e. business consultancy services) to their audit client. Regulators and stakeholders have placed a great concern on the potential threat of commercialization of audit services on perceived auditor independence. This study reports the effects of the joint provision of audit and non-audit services (NAS) and the type of NAS on perceived auditor independence. The main findings suggest that auditor independence is perceived to be compromised when audit and NAS were jointly offered by audit firms. However, when there exist proper segregation of duties ...

  • comparison_of_MASB_AAOIFI_accounting_conceptual_frameworks_zulkarnain_shamsher.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2017)

  • This paper aims to present comparison of conceptual framework published by the Malaysian Accounting Standards Board (MASB) (fully converged with the standards issued by the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) and the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI). As the Islamic finance industry evolved, some scholars proposed that the Islamic Financial Institutions (IFIs) should have different accounting standards to serve their need to report the unique financial information needs. The research is motivated by the introduction of accounting standards by the AAOIFI to fulfill the financial reporting needs of Islamic finance industry that ...

  • do_provision_of_nonaudit_2788.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Karbhari, Yusuf; Turmin, Siti Zaidah; Osman, Mohammad Noor Hisham (2015)

  • This chapter examines the effects of provision of different types of non-audit services on perceived auditor independence from the perspective of Malaysian capital market participants. The globalisation of the accounting profession and the subsequent increase in competitiveness and the need to survive has forced many auditing firms to diversify into non-audit services and has created 'the multidisciplinary nature of large audit firms'(Michael, 2014; Alexander and Hay, 2013; Brierley and Gwilliam, 2003; Michael, 2014).

  • chapter_6_examination_of_the_shariah_committee_role_in_Islamic_financial_institutions_Zulkarnain_Shamsher_Eskandar.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah (2015)

  • The system of corporate control, effective and efficient governance that is consistent with Shariah guidance has been an important agenda for Islamic Financial Institutions since the existence of Islamic Finance in Malaysia. This is especially important in light of rapid growth in Islamic Finance industry not only in Malaysia but globally. For example, the global total assets of the industry as of end 2014 has exceeding USD2.0 trillion or a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 17.4% between 2009 and 2014 (Ernst & Young, 2014). The well-functioning Islamic Finance industry can only be sustained if there is good corporate governance practice by IFIs that comply with Shariah guidance....

  • item.jpg
  • Master


  • Authors: Mohamad Zain, Nor Syahirah (2017)

  • There is an urgency to explore and structure innovative financial mechanisms like SRI sukuk to develop waqf properties and assets because if this is delayed, many opportunities in enhancing social welfare and economic development will be missed. SRI sukuk can be innovatively structured to support financing the development waqf assets into viable income-generating assets that can help with social programmes, and at the same time, maximise the potential of sukuk in achieving the objectives (maqasid) of Islamic finance. The study aims to explore SRI sukuk models that could be implemented to develop waqf properties and assets under the SRI sukuk framework in Malaysia ...

  • chapter_7_financial_and_operating_performance_of_privatised_companies_Abdeldayam_Yusuf_Zulkarnain.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Abdeldayam, M.M.; Karbhari, Yusuf; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2015)

  • The term privatisation has many shades of meaning. The overall purpose of privatisation is that of transferring the provision of goods and services from the public sector to the private sector and Kay and Thompson (1986) suggest that the term covers denationalisation (the sale of state owned enterprises), deregulation (the introduction of competition) and contracting out (the provision by private sector organisations of public services). Over the past 25 years or so, all of these various forms of privatisation have developed and evolved and are now a pervasive feature of the economies of many countries. Available in physical copy only (Call Number: HF 5630 S464)

  • Governance_framework_in_Islamic_financial_institutions_zulkarnain_shamsher_eskandar.jpg.jpg
  • Chapter in Book


  • Authors: Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad; Mohd Rasid, Mohamed Eskandar Shah (2017)

  • This chapter provides a discussion on a study that examines shariah governance practices in the Malaysian IFIs. It provides important insights into current and critical shariah governance issues that are faced by the Islamic finance industry worldwide. The chapter is divided into four sections. This first section provides some background on the Islamic finance industry. The second section reviews prior studies on shariah governance from different geographical areas: some details are given on methodology. Section three outlines research findings on various issues examined by the study such as the definition of shariah governance, the importance of the shariah governance framework and i...

  • the_impact_management_family_institution_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Osman, Mohammad Noor Hisham; Abdul Latiff, Ahmed Razman; Mat Daud, Zaidi; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2018)

  • Incidents where external auditors do not issue a going concern audit opinion (GC opinion) to companies having severe financial problems have been reported globally. This issue motivated this study : (i) to investigate the effect of selected auditor characteristics in terms of specialization, tenure, and fee on GC opinion issuance and (ii) to examine the moderating effect of management's, family's, and institution's influence on the relationship between auditor characteristics and GC opinion issuance. The study involves 644 Malaysian financially distressed listed companies in the period 2006 to 2012. The results of a panel logistic regression analysis show that auditor characteristics ...

  • implementation_of_internal_control_system_among_Malaysian credit_zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Ariffin, Aishah; Mohd Hanif, Farahaini; Ali, Salwana; Abdul Razak, Nor Alyani; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain (2016)

  • This study aims to examine the perception on internal control system (ICS) practices among Malaysian credit co-operatives. Specifically, this study provides input to those who are involved in developing ICS in co-operative namely, the Board Members (BOARD), Internal Audit Committee (IAC) and management staff. Using Malaysian Co-operative Societies Commission (MCSC) definition on classification of co-operatives, four groups of respondent cooperatives based on size of cooperatives were developed i.e. micro, small, medium and large. After eliminating with incomplete data, 536 co-operatives were selected to be included in this study, where, two questionnaires were mailed to co-operatives'...

  • PhD_Islamic_banking_stability_efficiency and growth_the_market_discipline_Sharezan.pdf.jpg
  • PhD


  • Authors: Abd Rahman, Sharezan (2017)

  • This research empirically investigates the role of profit sharing investment accounts in providing market discipline and the extent to which PSIA influences Islamic banks' stability, efficiency and financing growth, thus complementing government supervision and regulation of Islamic banks. Data from 48 Islamic banks from 13 countries in different regions over the period 2007 to 2014 were collected. A two-step system generalized method of moments (GMM) was applied to estimate the equations. The fixed and random effects and the two-step difference GMM were also applied for comparison purposes ... Available in physical copy and downloadable format (Call Number: t HF 5686 P225 S531)

  • Musharakah Mutanaqisah home financing_alam_zulkarnain_zaher_shinaj_shamsher.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Asadov, Alam; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Anwer, Zaher; Shamsudheen, Shinaj Valangattil; Ramadili Mohd, Shamsher Mohamad (2018)

  • Musharakah mutanaqisah (MM) mode of Islamic financing purchase of an asset, where the bank and customer enter into a contract of joint property ownership and the customer's ownership of the asset gradually increases throughout the financing period and fully own the asset after the last financial settlement. This mode of financing was introduced to mitigate the issue of unequal risk burden of conventional mortgage financing, where the bank just provide the financing and the customer bears all risk. MM financing reflects a true partnership contract through sharing of risk and reward between both parties. Though the MM mode of financing has the salient features to address the flaws of co...

  • possible_impact_of_the_latest_international_standard_Zulkarnain.pdf.jpg
  • Journal Article


  • Authors: Osman, Mohammad Noor Hisham; Abdul Latiff, Ahmed Razman; Mat Daud, Zaidi; Muhamad Sori, Zulkarnain; Turmin, Siti Zaidah (2018)

  • Auditors are required to issue going concern opinion (GC opinion) to companies that are incapable to continue their operations in the near future. It is very important for auditors to issue the GC opinion properly because such opinion is the only signal from them on the viability of a company. Investors need such signal before they can make good investment decisions. In Malaysia however, auditors do not want to issue GC opinion to a very large percentage of financially distressed companies. This motivates this paper to discuss the impact of the latest ISA 570 (2016) on GC opinion issuance rate in this country. Overall, we are in the opinion that there is no strong ground to expect the...