Additionally, Plante Moran partners Curtis Ruppal and Mike Merkel will receive MICPAs
Outstanding Task Force Award for their service in the State and Local Tax Task Force.
By exposing students at high school leadership conferences to professionals such as MacDonald, MICPA
has performed a service that Pipeline Project leaders say is vital for the profession as it attempts to encourage underrepresented minorities to become CPAs.
Plested was instrumental in establishing MICPA
, the Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act of 1975, a successful California law that capped noneconomic damages in medical lawsuits at $250,000.
According to Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance MCCG (2012) one of the audit committee members appointed must registered under Malaysia Institute of Accountant (MIA) or pass any professional exam paper (ACCA, MICPA
) with 3 years of working experience.
Following Sun and Rakhman (2013), experience is measured based on tenure or the number of years (from 1 January 2017) the officer has been the firm's CFO; education is denoted as 1 if the CFO has an advanced degree in business or related fields, and 0 otherwise; and professional expertise is indicated as 1 if the CFO is CPA or has professional qualification (e.g., ACCA, CIMA, MICPA, ICAEW, CPA Australia, etc), and 0 if he/she is not.
Although not tabulated here, the composition of CPA organisations include ACCA (22.9%), MICPA (17.4%), CIMA (15.4%), CPA Australia (6.5%), ICAEW (2.5%) and others (5%)
Further, teachers teaching accounting should be proactive at encouraging students to pursue accounting at tertiary level and invite professionals and accounting bodies (such as the MIA, MICPA
, ACCA and CIMA) to speak to students about studying and working in accounting field.