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Our Monthly Legislation and Standards Update provides a summary of some of the most important legislation updates from the previous month.

R 575
Category Law
Accredited Saiba
CPD Hours 4
Effort 4 hours
Duration 4 hours
Format Webinar
Level N/A
Assessment Yes
Supervised No
Pre-Entry No
Tuition Optional
Study Material Yes

What you will learn

After attending this webinar you will:

  • Be aware of the latest legislative changes and what it means for your business, practice, and your clients;
  • Be able to inform your staff and clients on how to stay compliant;
  • Adapt business models to fit new legislative landscapes;
  • Receive references to documents and guides; 
  • Have access to your own technical resource; and 
  • Have access to the presenter via email for follow-up Q & A.

Study Units

Updated Guide on the determination of medical tax credits (Issue 10)

Interpretation Note 99 (Issue 2) – Unclaimed benefits

Draft Interpretation Note 16 (Issue 3) – Exemption from income tax: Foreign employment income

BPR 330 – Distributions of dividends from a trust to beneficiaries on termination of employment

BCR 069 – Employee share ownership plan

2019 TLAB & TALAB published

FAQs: Foreign employment income exemption (Issue 2)

IT 14434/2019 – Whether the Appellant was entitled to a building allowance in the tax year claimed

Supreme Court of Appeal: Atlas Copco South Africa (Pty) Ltd vs CSARS – The appeal turns on the interpretation and application of s 22(1) of the Income Tax Act 58 of 1962 (the Act), relating to the value of a taxpayer’s trading stock at the end of a year of assessment

IFRS Monthly news summary

Use of the RA designation

CIPC e-mail protocols

Compulsory Name Reservation of co-operatives

Processing Requirements for Removal of Co-Operative Directors

Unexpected filing notifications received after pilot resting iXBRL

Which Companies Should Submit AFS’s in the iXBRL format?

11 Decisions reached on cases heard (5 Name disputes, 1 AGM, 3 Exemptions from SEC, 0 Directorship dispute, 2 Reviews)

South African fathers have new paternity leave rights – here’s what you need to know

UIF to start paying out paternity leave benefits from 1 November 2019

BCEA – W&R wage tables corrected

Department of Employment and Labour takes tough stance against Spar franchisee

The Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act (Draft Regulations);

The Competition Act (Draft Regulations)

The Films and Publications Act (Amendment Act 2019)

The Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (Administrative Review Rules); and

The Property Practitioners Act (Dealt with as a separate topic)

The Companies Act and the Close Corporations Act (Electronic filing channel)

The Competition Act (Draft Enforcement Guidelines for the Draft Buyer Power Regulations and the Draft Price Discrimination Regulations)

The Intimidation Act (Constitutional Court order)

The Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act (South African Health Products Regulatory Authority)

The Special Investigating Units and Special Tribunals Act (Special Tribunal rules)

New Property laws signed by the president - Electronic Deeds Registration Systems Bill of 2019 - Property Practitioners Act of 2019

Section 44 of the Companies Act and Post Acquisition Finance

Do not trust a trustee (without the necessary authority)

21 percent of JSE-listed companies have changed their auditors ahead of MAFR deadline

IRBA achieves a decade of clean audit opinions

Slight improvement in perception of auditing and accounting standards and shareholder governance

Top tips for SMPs (Small and Medium Practices)

How SMPs can build a strong digital brand

The Enhanced Auditor’s Report – Post implementation review in South Africa

Case Studies and Indicators Collection

FATF public statement on jurisdictions with strategic anti-money laundering and counter-terror financing deficiencies

FATF ongoing process to improve global AML/CFT compliance

Draft Public Compliance Communications issues: - PCC 103 on Non-profit Organisations - PCC 105 on the use of Reliance Agreements by Accountable Institutions for Customer Due Diligence on Shared Clients

CGSO warns to purchase online with care

CGSO Annual report released

The NCC takes a car dealer to the National Consumer Tribunal

Enhancements to the Income Tax Return for Trusts (ITR12T)

FSCA fines MET Collective Investments Limited R100 million

FSCA conducts a search at Sekunjalo Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd

FSCA welcomes 15-year jail sentence of Mr David Wilmot

FSCA update on Coinit letter to investors

5 Warnings issued to the public against fraudulent FSPs

Beware swiping your card at these card-skimming hotspots


Who should attend

  • Accountants in Practice: CA(SA), PA(SA), BAP(SA), ACCA, CIMA, IAC, AGA(SA), CIS, ICBA
  • Practicing auditors, RA
  • Company secretaries
  • Legal advisors
  • Compliance officers


Fasset in partnership with SAIBA and in association with SAAA is offering this webinar to you free of charge.

To qualify for the free webinar, you need to do the following:

  • Register and pay to attend
  • Send an email to - before 6 December 2019 to obtain pre approval from Fasset to receive a refund (this is for Fasset registered employers).

NB. If you are NOT registered with Fasset as a levy or non levy payer you can still attend the webinar. 


Accountants and auditors must stay informed about changes in legislation and regulations that affect their firms and the business of their clients.

Technical expert Lettie Janse van Vuuren CA(SA), RA researches and summarises all relevant and important changes on a monthly basis and presents this in an easily understandable webinar.

The webinar includes:

  • A reference guide of all changes to share within the firm;
  • Slide presentation summary of all new amendments;
  • Interactive session with the presenter; and
  • Online Q&A.

Date and time

  • 27 November 2019
  • 09:00 - 13:00


Lettie Janse van Vuuren CA(SA)

Technical expert Lettie Janse van Vuuren CA(SA), RA researches and summarises all relevant and important changes on a monthly basis and presents this in an easily understandable webinar.