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Qualification & Professional Affiliations :

PhD in Forensic Accounting & Fraud Management
Chartered Accountant (25957)

Research Interest Financial Reporting, Financial Statement Fraud, Earning Management, Internal Control, Corporate Governance, Ethics & Integrity
Current Research

Financial Reporting Quality: Greater Roles of Internal and External Auditors in Malaysian Public Interest Entities
Dr. Norazida Mohamed, Dr. Yang Chik Adam, Dr. Shuhaida Mohamed Shuhidan, Dr. Sayidi Mokhtar Mat Rani, Fred Hutchinson, Sukdev Singh, Azahar Mohamed

Legal Dimensions of Corporate Crime; Malaysian Capital Market
Dr. Yang Chik Adam, Dr. Norazida Mohamed, Dr. Shuhaida Mohamed Shuhidan, Dr. Sayidi Mokhtar Mat Rani

Data Analytics for Fraud Prevention in Financial Reporting
Dr. Shuhaida Mohamed Shuhidan, Dr. Norazida Mohamed, Dr. Yang Chik Adam, Dr. Sayidi Mokhtar Mat Rani

Modelling GST Non Compliance of Heterogeneous Firms
Dr. Sayidi Mokhtar Mat Rani , Dr. Norazida Mohamed , Dr. Shuhaida Mohamed Shuhidan, Dr. Yang Chik Adam

Industry / Community engagement :

Consulting Advisor to Wan Nadzir & Co. Kota Bharu
President Majlis Tindakan Perlindungan Pengguna (MAP)

Achievements (Awards/Recognition) : Anugerah Perkhidmatan Cemerlang 2015



 Creating a Niche and Driving a Synergistic Research Agenda in Islamic Financial Criminology


Islamic Financial Criminology (IFC) is a pioneering niche research agenda created by the Accounting Research Institute (ARI) in 2010 when it was accorded the Higher Institutions’ Centre of Excellence (HICoE) status by the Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia. The chosen niche research in IFC is in tandem with Malaysia’s vision to become a Global Islamic Finance Hub by 2020. IFC as a concept encompasses two main domains namely Islamic Finance and Financial Criminology. ARI believes that to develop a sustainable Islamic Finance Hub, Malaysia must continue introducing new Islamic finance products as well as be mindful of the potential risks of financial leakages that could retard the growth of the Islamic Finance sector. When developing a sustainable Global Islamic Finance Hub, there are various strategic aspects that must be considered.  READ MORE   




Master of Science
AR751 Islamic Finance & Muamalat
AR752 Financial Criminology
Doctor of Philosophy
AR951 Islamic Finance & Muamalat
AR952 Financial Criminology

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AR951 Doctor of Philosophy (Islamic Finance and Muamalat) AR952 Doctor of Philosophy (Financial Criminology)