SME Finance


When and Why You Need a Family Business Succession Plan

Wealth planning for the future of your legacy and for your heirs can be complex, the issues that need to be confronted are easier to avoid than to address. Effective planning can reduce the likelihood of family conflict associated with your passing.



IBFIM Partners FPAM to organise the 2nd Islamic Financial Planning & Wealth Management Conference Towards accelerating the creation of sustainable high-income nation agenda

“IBFIM’s goal is to assist in upgrading the talent capital component for the industry. We need to evolve together to be able to support Malaysia in its goal to become a global hub for Islamic finance. IBFIM is honoured that FPAM has agreed to come on board to organise this key event,” said Dato’ Dr. Adnan Alias, Chief Executive Officer of IBFIM .



Great Eastern Launches its “Live Great” Integrated Health and Wellness Programme

Great Eastern Group has launched “Live Great”, the first integrated health and wellness programme by an insurance company in the region, signalling a bold new direction for the life insurance industry.



PRUDENTIAL CELEBRATES 88 YEARS OF LISTENING WITH ‘PROJECT LISTEN’

Prudential Assurance Malaysia Bhd (PAMB) kicked off its 88th anniversary celebration by lending its ears to fellow Malaysians in “Project Listen” as a tribute to Malaysians for inspiring 88 years of innovations.



Malaysia’s affluent are aiming to achieve close to US$4 million in 10 years

The FuturePriority Report – a study conducted by Standard Chartered Bank and Scorpio Partnership which captures the sentiment of over 2,700 Asian affluent individuals across nine markets



RAM CREDIT INFO: CONNECTING THROUGH INFORMATION

“RAM CREDIT INFO (RAMCI), as a responsible credit reporting agency (CRA), aims to uphold our principles of having reliable and accurate credit information about Malaysian individuals as well as companies and their business affairs for access by the public.



Tax comparison – Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia (including Labuan)

Before deciding upon a location for establishing an international business in Asia, one must first consider alternative locations. Most citizens of British Commonwealth countries naturally look to Asian countries where English is used as the main language or one of the main languages, the government is stable, the common law of England forms the basis for its laws, and which are low- tax jurisdictions.



Money on Venus: High Net Worth Women and Personal Finance

Being a woman certainly has its privileges and benefits, especially in this 21st century. Even as women today find more responsibilities heaped on their platter and have to juggle the roles of wife, mother, sister and employee of an organisation, it is interesting to note that they nevertheless can have it all and contribute to their family and society in more ways than they might have thought possible.



Family Business Succession

For the founder/owner of a successful family business, ensuring that his legacy lives on after he is gone must surely rank as a prime concern.