Dr Anusha Aurasu


Department of Business Law & Taxation

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


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)

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Poster Presentation

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