This anti-bribery policy exists in line with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 ("MACC Act" or the “Act”) to set out the responsibilities of AmanahRaya Investment Management Sdn. Bhd. (“ARIM” or the “Company”) and those who work for us in regards to observing and upholding our zero-tolerance position on bribery and corruption.

It also exists to act as a source of information and guidance for those working for ARIM. It helps them recognise and deal with bribery and corruption issues, as well as understand their responsibilities.

In 2018, MACC (Amendment) Act 2018 have been gazetted and the principle of commercial organisation’s criminal liability (corporate liability) was introduced in Section 17A of the Act. The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission has stated that the corporate liability provision of the MACC Act will be enforced on 1 June 2020.

Pursuant to Guidelines on Adequate Procedures issued by the Government, the ARIM Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption Policy and Framework (“ARIM ABAC Policy” or the “Policy”) has been designed to provide company with a framework to establish the necessary measures to prevent the occurrence of corrupt practices in relation to our business activities. ARIM encourage the use of the Amanah Raya Berhad’s (“ARB”) whistleblowing channel to raise concerns in relation to real or suspected corruption incidents (please refer to ARB’s Whistleblowing Policy).

The ARIM ABAC Policy is link to other ARIM policies, guidelines and procedures and it seeks to ensure that ARIM’s employees, businesses and anyone acting for and on behalf of ARIM comply with applicable laws and the provisions of this Policy.