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Monthly Compliance and Legislation Update for July...

A look at the latest legal and regulatory changes affecting accountants and auditors.


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How the auditors broke capitalism

We are programmed to regard accountants with reverence and unquestioning trust. But should we?


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What's new on the regulatory front - July 2019

It’s time to look at some of the major regulatory and legal changes for the last month.


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Monthly Compliance and Legislation Update for June...

This article covers some of the key regulatory and compliance issues for June 2019 to be covered in...


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Calling all accountants: your help is needed at SA...

This article is prepared with the assistance of Lettie Janse van Vuuren CA(SA), technical advisor to...


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Monthly Compliance and Legislation Update for May...

It’s been another busy month with regulatory and statutory changes stacking up in accountants’ in-tr...


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When walking away from a client is the cowardly wa...

Walking away from a client can be the cowardly way out for auditors, bearing in mind their obligatio...


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Monthly Compliance and Legislation Update for Apri...

The Monthly Compliance and Legislation Update (MCLU) is a webinar and newsletter service offered by...


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Opportunity for 50 African commerce graduates to t...

SA Accounting Academy (SAAA) has put out the call for 50 black African commerce graduates to sign up...


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Independent review vs audit – why should I care?

Independent Reviews (IRs) were introduced as an alternative to the audit for certain types of compan...


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Memo to accountants: you are all now professional...

International Standard on Auditing (ISA) 540 requires auditors to exercise professional skepticism...


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What’s your company’s Public Interest Score?

The Companies Act of 2008 introduced the concept of a company’s Public Interest Score (PIS). This is...


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Steinhoff - A Case Study of KingIV failures

In a series of in-depth features, the University of Stellenbosch Business School sheds light on Stei...


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Why you should consider becoming a business practi...

Louis Klopper is a business rescue practitioner (BRP) and turnaround master. His most recent engagem...


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Building industry slump deepens

JOHANNESBURG - Confidence in the building index slumped in the second quarter to its lowest level si...


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3 out of 5 businesses fail in SA despite showing a...

Three out of every five companies in South Africa fail whilst showing a profit, because of mistakenl...


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3 Reasons Why Businesses Fail in South Africa

A large percentage of new businesses in South Africa fail. This could be in the order of anywhere be...


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KPMG's audit quality unacceptable

KPMG’s audit work in the UK is of an unacceptable standard, Britain’s accounting regulator has said,...


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Steinhoff served with hard-hitting compliance noti...

The board of Steinhoff International has been served with a hard-hitting compliance notice by the Co...


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CIPC MEDIA RELEASE 2 of 2018

High court issues court orders in favour of cipc, to impose Administrative fines on entities who ign...


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Steinhoff: Where was the company secretary?

KPMG lost some of their major clients resulting in a flight of directors and partners leaving the fi...


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Lessons from KPMG: Be careful who you get into bed...

When Barclays Africa announced that it would sever ties with its external auditor KPMG, it said it c...


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