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Monthly Accountants Tech Talk: Business Restructuring

Date: Jul 14, 2022 - Jul 14, 2022

CPD hours: 3 Hours

Time: 09:00 - 12:00

Event Type: Webinar

Presenter: Caryn Maitland
Owner, Maitland & Associates
Presenter: Carmen Westermeyer

The only constant in life is change. As a business changes, so does the optimal business structure. We need to get this optimal business structure right, in a cost-effective and efficient way.


The business strategy we adopt today will determine our future success. The new world order that is emerging from the post-COVID-19 pandemic provides an opportunity for professional accountants to support business enterprises to chart a path to face the future with confidence.  

As a business changes, so does the optimal business structure. We need to get this optimal business structure right, in a cost-effective and efficient way.  

The July 2022 Accountants Tech Talk session facilitated by Caryn Maitland CA(SA) will be dedicated to sharing the tools available to accountants to be able to advise clients, and facilitate enterprise restructuring, acquisitions and disposals. Carmen Westermeyer CA(SA will join Caryn as a co-presenter on this webinar scheduled for 14 July 2022 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 

The only constant in life is change.  

Learning objectives and competencies developed 

By attending this webinar you will develop the following competencies:  

  • Knowledge of how to change the structure of a business as its environment changes. 

  • Awareness of the corporate rules found in s42 and s49 of the Income Tax Act.  

  • Demonstrate how to perform accounting for these tax structures. 

  • Understand important Companies Act considerations w.r.t restructures.  

  • Be aware of and be able to evaluate common business restructuring techniques.  


The webinar will cover the following topics:  

  • What is business restructuring? 

  • Types of corporate restructuring. 

  • The Companies Act - Important considerations. 

  • Tax consequences for restructures. 

  • Accounting for these tax structures. 

Obtaining your CPD certificate 

This training is compliant with the International Education Standard (IES7) issued by the International Federation of Accountants and recognised for CPD by relevant professional bodies including ACCA, CIMA, IAC, IIA, SAIBA, SAICA and SAIPA. 

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

About the presenters 

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. She 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.  Caryn is also involved with the annual SAICA SMP Technical tour. 


Carmen Westermeyer CA(SA) 

Carmen Westermeyer graduated in 2001 from the University of Natal, Durban (now UKZN), with a BCom Honours degree in Accounting and completed her articles with PwC in 2004. She has been a member of SAICA since then. In 2008, she was appointed lecturer at UKZN and coordinated the Taxation 300 course until December 2010. She then took over the role of Academic Leader for the Taxation Department, as well as the coordination of the Postgraduate Taxation Programme.  

In December 2012 Carmen started running ad hoc training courses for members of the profession. From December 2013, she moved into commercial training and consulting on a full-time basis. She has been involved in various training activities, such as the SAICA SMP training in 2014 and the FASSET Budget and Tax Update in 2015 and 2016. 

Who should attend? 

The following persons will benefit from attending this webinar: 

  • Professional accountants such as CA(SA), BAP(SA), AGA(SA), Professional Accountant (SA), FCCA, BA(SA) and ACCA. 

  • Registered auditors.  

  • Company secretaries. 


  • Individual Booking: R500.00  

  • Company Booking: 

    • R950.00 - Group Price 1 (Maximum of 5 attendees). 

    • R1 850.00 - Group Price 2 (Maximum of 10 attendees) 

    • R2 650.00 - Group Price 3 (Maximum of 15 attendees) 


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: 

  • A 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 the presenter after the webinar. 

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