Dr Anusha Aurasu

Lecturer

Department of Business Law & Taxation

anusha.aurasu@monash.edu
603 5514 6000

 
  

Anusha Aurasu is a Tax Law Lecturer at the Department of Business Law and Taxation, School of Business, Monash University Malaysia. She has taught many law subjects such as Business, Banking & Finance and Commercial Law for different levels of tertiary education. Before joining Monash University Malaysia, Anusha was an academic staff for more than 7 years in Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

A strong believer in positivity, Anusha embarked in her research and academic journey by publishing in peer-reviewed journal. Her research interests are in the areas of anti-money laundering, tax and finance law. Anusha believes that written and analytical skills are essential part of academic and research excellence and also, building blocks in critical thinking.

Anusha Aurasu holds a doctoral degree (Ph.D) in Law from the Northern University of Malaysia (UUM), Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia. She holds a Master of Corporate Law from UUM and a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (Hons) from University of London.

Academic Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (Law)
Institution Northern University of Malaysia (UUM), Kedah, Malaysia
Year awarded 2019
Master of Corporate Law
Institution Northern University of Malaysia (UUM), Kedah, Malaysia
Year awarded 2014
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) (Hons)
Institution University of London (External)
Year awarded 2011

Areas of Expertise

1Anti-Money Laundering Law
2 Tax Law
3 Finance Law

Teaching

Subject CodeSubject
BTW3153Malaysian Income Tax Law

Scholarly Journals

*Anusha Aurasu, Aspalella Abdul Rahman, (2018) "Forfeiture of criminal proceeds under anti-money laundering laws: A comparative analysis between Malaysia and United Kingdom (UK)", Journal of Money Laundering Control, Vol. 21 Issue: 1, pp.104-111, https://doi.org/10.1108/JMLC-04-2017-0016. (Scopus, Q2)
*Anusha Aurasu, Aspalella A. Rahman, (2016) "Money laundering and civil forfeiture regime: Malaysian experience", Journal of Money Laundering Control, Vol. 19 Issue: 4, pp.337-345, https://doi.org/10.1108/JMLC-08-2015-0033. (Scopus, Q2)

Local Grants

Title Cross-cultural Differences in Determining the Success of Coping with a Global Pandemic: The Case of the Covid-19 Pandemic
Investigators Dr. Jason Ng Wei Jian
Funding Period Aug - Dec 2020
Funding Body/Organisation School of Business Covid Kickstarter Fund Scheme - 2020
Title Constructing Rental Housing Indices for the Malaysian Housing Market: Is Renting an Affordable Option for Malaysian Households?
Investigators Dr. Gary John Rangel (Principal Investigator)
 Dr. Jason Ng Wei Jian
Dr. Thiagu Thangarajah
A/Prof Poon Wai Ching
Funding Period Sept 2019 - Aug 2021
Funding Body/Organisation Fundamental Research Grant Scheme
Title Poverty and Neuroplasticity: The Effects of Prolonged Exposure to Technology on Cognitive Function among Marginalised Communities in Malaysia
Investigators A/Prof Alexandre Schaefer (Principal Investigator)
A/Prof Santha Vaithilingam
A/Prof Motoki Watabe
Prof. Mahendhiran Nair
Dr. Jason Ng Wei Jian
Funding Period 20 Jun 2019 - 19 Jun 2021
Funding Body/Organisation Global Asia in the 21st Century (GA21) Research Platform
Title Measuring Housing Affordability in Malaysia Using a Lifetime Income Measure
Investigators Dr Jason Ng (Principal Investigator)
Dr. Gary John Rangel
Dr. Poon Wai Ching
Mr. Thangarajah Thiagu
Funding Period 2014-2017
Funding Body/Organisation Fundamental Research Grant Scheme
Title Social Ties and Subjective Well-Being of University Students: The Role of Social Network Sites
Investigators Dr. Jason Ng
A/Prof Santha Vaithilingam
Funding Period 1 March 2016 - 31 December 2016
Funding Body/Organisation School of Business, Monash University Malaysia
Title Top Tier Grant Funding 2015
Investigators Dr. Jason Ng
Funding Period August – December 2015
Funding Body/Organisation School of Business, Monash University Malaysia
Title Monte Carlo filtering of state space models - application to stochastic volatility models
Investigators Dr Jason Ng
Prof Gael Martin
A/Prof Catherine Forbes
Funding Period 1 Jan -31 Dec 2013
Funding Body/Organisation MUSC

Current Supervision

Student Kaveendra Vasuthevan
Program of study The Use of ICT in Higher Education: The Moderating Impact of Covid-19 (Honours)
Year 2020-2021
Student Ee Von Koh
Program of study Does Auditor's Ethnicity Affect Audit Quality? Evidence from Malaysia (Honours)
Year 2020-2021

Completed Supervision

Student Hwang Li-Ann
Program of study Academic Enthusiasm and Creativity Among Children from Vulnerable Communities: The Role of Computers (PhD)
Year 2017-2020
Student Hwang Li-Ann
Program of study Social Ties and Subjective Well-Being of University Students: The Role of Social Network Sites (Honours)
Year 2015-2016
Student Chua Jing Moon
Program of study Key Determinants of Happiness: A panel data analysis (Honours)
Year 2014

Poster Presentation

*Combating Corruption using AML Laws in Malaysia. Conference: International TIC Conference, TARUC, 2016. Author/Co-Author: Anusha Aurasu, Dr. Aspalella A Rahman