Acquisition list: New books in the Knowledge Centre of The Malaysian Insurance Institute (MII) The listed books are the most recent acquisitions by the Knowledge Centre.
Title: Fundamentals of Risk Management: Understanding, Evaluating and Implementing Effective Risk Management, 2nd ed.
Author: Paul Hopkin Publisher: Kogan Page ISBN: 9780749465391 The book examines the key components of risk management and how it can be applied, and examples are provided to demonstrate the benefits of risk management to organisations in the public and private sector.
Title: Financial Literacy: Implications for Retirement Security and The Financial Marketplace
Editors: Olivia S. Mitchell and Annamaria Lusardi Publisher: Oxford University Press ISBN: 9780199696819 This book examines whether financial literacy causes saving or vice versa, and demonstrates that financial education programs do indeed enhance financial decision-making and asset accumulation.
Title: Principles of Fraud Examination, 3rd ed.
Author: Joseph T. Wells Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBN: 9780470646298 This new edition features updated statistics from the ACFE’s 2010 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse, reflecting the latest data on perpetrators, victims, costs, and methods of fraud schemes.
Title: Intermediation of Insurance and Financial Services in European VAT
Author: Claus Bohn Jespersen Publisher: Kluwer Law International ISBN: 9789041137326 This book deals with the exemption for intermediation of insurance and financial services within European VAT. This implies analysing the methods of interpretation applied by the Court of Justice of the European Union when interpreting the provisions regarding insurance and financial services.
Title: Personal Injury: Quantum, Cases and Materials, vol. 1 & 2 Compiled and Edited by: Andrew Christopher Simon
Publisher: LexisNexis ISBN: 9789679629613/9789679629606 The book contains both reported and unreported cases on personal injury. The cases are obtained from MLJ Law Reports, the Mallal’s Digest series and unreported subordinate and superior court decisions. It is designed for early settlement of claims or assessment of damages during trial.
Title: Workplace Safety and Health: A Practical Guide
Authors: Soh Lip San, Sim Chee Siong, Ho Chye Hoon, Wong Tjen Wee, Tan Yu Inn Publisher: LexisNexis ISBN: 9789812365859 This book aims to provide a guidepost as well as a practical approach for the layman to understand their duties and obligations under the WSHA. This book would serve as an introduction to the general body of relevant case law and represents a concerted effort to explain basic concepts and issues.
Title: Business And Environmental Risks
Editors: Diego A. Vazquez-Brust, Jose A. Plaza-Ubeda, Jeronimo de Burgos-Jimenez, Claudia E. Natenzon Publisher: Springer ISBN: 9789400727410 This book sets out a multidisciplinary approach to assessing both environmental and social risks in a number of Ibero-American nations. It combines environmental, socioeconomic and geographic factors to construct a set of spatial and technical indicators that measure the social vulnerability and industrial hazardousness of a defined area.
Title: The Sociology of Health, Illness, & Health Care: A Critical Approach, 6th ed.
Author: Rose Weitz Publisher: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning ISBN: 9781111828790 This book delivers a comprehensive, cutting-edge overview by Dr. Weitz to previously held beliefs about health and illness.
Title: Insurance Law in Japan
Author: Noboru Kobayashi, Yoshihiro Umekawa, Tamito Mikami. Shinichi Okuda Publisher: Kluwer Law International ISBN: 9789041136138 The book covers all essential aspects of the law and regulation governing insurance policies and instruments. It will be a practical book to develop and to apply the laws of insurance.
Title: The Conveyancer’s Guide To Money Laundering And Mortgage Fraud
Author: Matthew Moore Published: Ark Group ISBN: 9781906355784 The book is packed with top tips and advice, along with practical checklists on introduction to the legislator drivers: the Money Laundering Regulations 2007, the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 and the Terrorism Act 2000, as well as relevant professional and industry guidance which can be circulated to staff.