Back to Basics Companies Act Series - The Overarching Principle, Concepts of the Act and Types of Companies


Date: Jul 24, 2020 - Jul 24, 2020

CPD hours: 1 Hours

Time: 09:00 - 10:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Caryn Maitland
Owner, Maitland & Associates

In this second instalment of our Back to Basics Companies Act Series, we look at the core ideas and principles of the Act, including overarching principles such as shareholder activism, solvency and liquidity, constructive notice, related parties, types of companies as well as the Act's position within the framework of statute. 

Overview   

In this second instalment of our Back to Basics Companies Act Series, we look at the core ideas and principles of the Act, including overarching principles such as shareholder activism, solvency and liquidity, constructive notice, related parties, types of companies as well as the Act's position within the framework of statute.  

The Back to Basics Companies Act Series with our technical expert Caryn Maitland CA(SA, is structured into bite-sized pieces that are topic related and designed to give an overview and insight into the Act and its day-to-day practical application. 

Join Caryn Maitland CA(SA) on 24 July 2020 from 09:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for this second session where she discusses core ideas and concepts of the Act as well as types of companies.  


 Learning objectives  

By the end of this webinar, the attendee should, as far as the Companies Act is concerned: 

  • Understand shareholder activism; 

  • Understand solvency and liquidity; 

  • Understand constructive notice; 

  • Know about related parties; and 

  • Know the different types of companies. 


Content 

  The webinar will cover the following topics:  

  • Definition of a shareholder. 

  • Shareholder activism. 

  • Solvency and liquidity. 

  • Constructive notice. 

  • Who are related parties? 

  • Types of companies explained. 


Obtaining your CPD certificate 

This webinar qualifies for 1 CPD hour with your professional body including: ACCA, SAICA, AAT, SAIPA, SAIBA, IAC, CIS, ICBA, LSSA, FPI, and the IBA. The SAAA CPD policy is compliant with IFAC IES7 and is recognised by all relevant professional bodies. 

All attendees are issued with a CPD certificate available in an online profile. 


About the presenter 

 Caryn Maitland CA(SA) 

Caryn Maitland is a Chartered Accountant (SA). She has been a member of IRBA as a registered auditor and accountant since 2002 and is also a registered member of SAICA. 

Caryn has lectured Auditing and Accounting at various institutions and has conducted independent workshops and seminars for professional accountants since 2006 on various topics.  

Caryn has presented on the national tour for the annual Legislation Update with ProBeta Training (Pty) Ltd in 2014 and 2015, as well as on the FASSET national tour for the Tax Administration Act in 2014.  She is also involved with the annual SAICA SMP Technical tour. 


Who should attend 

  The following persons will benefit from attending this webinar: 

  • Professional Accountants including: RA, CA(SA), PA(SA) and BAP(SA); 

  • Accounting officers; 

  • Bookkeepers; 

  • Accounting department staff; and  

  • Trainee accountants.   


Price           

  • R 238.00 - Online admission - Individual. 

  • R 950.00 - Online admission - Company.   

 

Steps to register for the event:  

If you already have a profile, login and register for the webinar. 

If you don’t have a profile, create a free profile then login and register for the webinar. 

Click here to create a free profile (There is no charge to create a profile and gain access to our free Monthly Practice Management Series). 

Click here to find out about the Technical Resource Centre & CPD Subscription options. 

 


 Additional material 

  By attending this webinar you will be provided with: 

  • Summarised slide presentation. 

  • Reference documents and/or course material where available. 

  • You can ask questions during the webinar and you will also have access to me the presenter after the webinar. 

 

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