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Monthly Update - Compliance and Legislation May 2020

May2020 Critical updates to legislation and regulations that affect members in practice.

R 399
Category Law
Accredited SAIBA
CPD Hours 2
Effort 2 Hours
Duration 2 Hours
Format Webinar
Level Moderate
Assessment Yes
Supervised No
Pre-Entry No
Tuition Mandatory
Study Material No

What you will learn

  • 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

Updates regarding financial reporting and the accounting pronouncements

E.g. proposed and effective changes to International Accounting Standards (IAS), IFRS, IFRS for SMEs, etc. It also encompasses important news from IFAC, SAIBA, SAICA regulatory bodies, standard-setting authorities and other relevant role players in the financial reporting field.

Overview of the developments in the tax profession

As highlighted by SAIT e.g. new income tax pronouncements, interpretation notes, guides, etc. It also encompasses important news about SARS operations, eFiling, etc. 

Updates regarding new auditing pronouncements

E.g. proposed and effective changes to International Standards of Auditing (ISAs), South African Auditing Practice Statements (SAAPS), etc. It also encompasses important news from IRBA and other relevant role players about assurance services (i.e. auditing and independent review), non-assurance services, etc. 

Updates and important notices released by CIPC, the Companies Tribunal and the Compliance Unit

Covers general information on upcoming deadlines and other relevant information regarding the performance of company secretarial and related services. 

This usually includes:

Publications regarding various other Laws and Regulations, e.g. BBBEE, Consumer Protection Act, National Credit Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, etc. 

Overview Of The Developments In:

Changes that pose the biggest impact as highlighted by SAIBA, SAICA e.g. NCR Guidance, Draft Acts, Regulations, Bills, Amendment Acts, Government Gazette Notices, etc.  

Updates to notices, articles, guides and press releases from relevant regulators in our industry

E.g. IRBA, SAIBA, SAICA, SAIT, FIC, FSB, JSE,Law Society SA and Fidelity Fund, Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB), FRSC etc. 

This Usually Includes Updates To The BCEA

Sector-specific determinations setting out minimum wage rates, as well as publications containing lessons to be learnt from case law and judgments, e.g. CCMA, Labour Court, Supreme Court of Appeal, etc.

Includes notices, articles and press releases from relevant stakeholders

E.g. ombudsman, etc. It also encompasses important news about SARS operations, eFiling, Newspaper articles, Technical magazines, Regulators issuing general news items, General media articles. 

Requirements

  1. There are no preconditions for this course.   
  2. Moderate level. 
  3. Recorded webinar made available on a specified date

Description

Members 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.

PRICE         

The following pricing apply: 

  • Ad hoc: R399.00  
  • Subscription: Included for free in Accountant in PracticeAccountant in Practice plus Tax, Bookkeeper packages.

DATE

This webinar will be available from 29 May 2020. 

PRESENTER

Lettie Janse van Vuuren

Lettie is a Chartered Accountant, Registered Auditor, as well as an Assessor and Moderator. As a professional trainer and webinar host, she is able to hold the attention of an audience with her relaxed and humorous presentation style.  She has a unique ability to communicate with delegates at their respective levels of knowledge and experience.  Over the last 20 years, she has trained thousands of partners, managers, trainee accountants and other professionals.  

She is responsible for researching, compiling and presenting the SAIBA Quick Update Subscription package. 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

  1. Business Accountants in Practice (SA). 
  2. Business Accountants (SA).
  3. Certified Business Accountants (SA). 
  4. Certified Financial Officer (SA). 

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL

By attending this webinar, you will be provided with:  

  • Summarised slide presentation 
  • Reference documents and / or course material where available 
  • Access to a technical knowledge base

WHICH SUBSCRIPTION? 

This event is included in the following subscription packages. If you are not a subscriber, you need to purchase as a stand-alone event. 

Accountant in Practice:Yes 

Accountant in Practice plus tax: Yes 

Bookkeeper: Yes 

Quickupdate: Yes

IFRS for SME's: No

HOW TO SUBSCRIBE?

Subscribers pay less for their CPD points. SAIBA offers 4 subscription packages that provides access to everything to run a successful accounting and tax practice. Pay a small monthly amount and gain access to monthly webinars covering ethics, financials, reporting, audit and assurance, working papers, law, technology, management topics, and tax. 

Click here to choose your subscription option.