Regulatory Arbitrage in Relation to International Human Rights
Minhat, M., Abdullah, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2019)
Regulatory Arbitrage in Relation to International Human Rights. Journal of Human Rights, 18(5), 579-596. https://doi.org/10.1080/14754835.2019.1647097
The adoption of the United Nations (UN) Charter in 1945 marked the legalization of international human rights. Despite the legalized status of human rights, their violation by...
Convergence with IFRS in Malaysia
Abdullah, M., & Minhat, M. (2019)
Convergence with IFRS in Malaysia. In P. Weetman, & I. Tsalavoutas (Eds.), Routledge Companion: Accounting in Emerging EconomiesAbingdon: Taylor & Francis
We discuss the issues and challenges of the movement to convergence with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) in Malaysia. In reviewing some previous studi...
Stock Options and Credit Default Swaps in Risk Management
Al-Own, B., Minhat, M., & Gao, S. (2018)
Stock Options and Credit Default Swaps in Risk Management. Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, 53, 200-214. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.intfin.2017.09.021
The use of stock options and credit default swaps (CDS) in banks is not uncommon. Stock options can induce risk-taking incentives, while CDS can be used to hedge against credi...
Which firms use Islamic financing?
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2017)
Which firms use Islamic financing?. Economics Letters, 150, 15-17. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2016.10.036
This study explores to what extent the Islamic financing instruments are used by non-financial firms and whether profitability influences such financing choice. Based on a pan...
Bankers’ stock options, risk-taking and the financial crisis
Minhat, M., & Abdullah, M. (2016)
Bankers’ stock options, risk-taking and the financial crisis. Journal of Financial Stability, 22, 121-128. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfs.2016.01.008
This study investigates the relationship between the use of stock options and bank risk in the context of the 2007-2008 financial crisis for banks that are authorised to accep...
Is executive compensation a substitute governance mechanism to debt financing and leasing?
Minhat, M., & Dzolkarnaini, N. (2016)
Is executive compensation a substitute governance mechanism to debt financing and leasing?. Applied Economics, 48(14), 1293-1302. https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2015.1100247
This study examines whether and how CEO equity incentives relate to financing choices (i.e., debt and leases). Using manually collected CEO compensation and lease data for a s...