Corporate Secretarial Practice Compliance and Administration is a sequel to Corporate Secretaryship and Governance (2008) and Corporate Governance: Practice of the Company Secretary (2010) and has been revised to accommodate the fundamental changes in the Companies Act 2016. This book provides comprehensive coverage from incorporation to winding up, detailing the procedures associated with company formation and administration, managing and altering share capital, changes to the law on meetings, reporting and auditing requirements, corporate rescue, rehabilitation and reorganisation. This book focuses on the director’s duties and responsibilities in the administration of the company and the governance role of the company secretary in ensuring compliance with the provisions of the Companies Act 2016, the company’s Constitution, the Bursa Malaysia Listing Requirements, the Malaysian Code of Corporate Governance and other related laws and regulations. In addition, the new statutory forms are shown as Exhibits at the end of each chapter for easy reference.
Dr. Zubaidah Zainal Abidin, FCIS (CS) (CGP) was a Professor at Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Malaysia. She has a diversified academic background with ICSA as her professional qualification, MSc in Acconting and Management Science from University of Southamption, UK and her PhD from Curtin University of Technology, Australia. She had served UiTM for more than 30 years in various capacities, among others, as the Head of Teaching and Learning, Institute of Leadership and Quality Management and also the Dean of the Institute of Graduate studies. She retired from UiTM in 2015 and was offered to join Kolej Universiti Polytech MARA (KUPTM) as the Dean of Institute of Professional Studies and in 2017 was appointed as the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and Internationalisation). Prior to joining UiTM in 1986, Dr. Zubaidah was employed as a Company Secretary for both private and public listed companies for 13 years.
Professor Zubaidah authored four booked, three book chapters and more than 20 refereed journal articles in the accounting and corporate governance areas, and presented more than 30 papers at regional, national and international conferences. Her main research interest is in intellectual capital, corporate governance and accounting education.
She is fellow member of the Malaysia Association of Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA). She had served MAICSA as a Council member and also as the Chief Examiner for IQS Corporate Secretaryship examination.