Subject to Board approval, Associate Membership is open to organisation and corporations that, in the esteemed view of the Board, exert a substantial influence or provide crucial support to the financial industry in its mission to uphold and strengthen financial stability within Malaysia, which includes a range of companies, both domestic and international, which possess the following characteristics:
- Entities duly licensed, approved, authorised, registered, and/or subject to regulatory oversight by the esteemed Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM).
- Entities licensed and/or regulated by other regulators in or outside Malaysia
- Institutions legally established under Acts of Parliament,
- Other institutions that the Board deems pertinent to advancing FIDE FORUM's objectives.
To qualify for Associate Membership, the Board of Directors of the applying company or corporation must complete the Governance Programme. This comprehensive program ensures that directors possess the necessary skills and knowledge to navigate the complexities of the financial industry successfully.