Back to Basics - Important Companies Act Role Players

September2020 Understanding the important role players relating to the Companies Act.


By the end of this event the participant should:

  • Understand fundamental transactions;
  • Know who the Takeover Panel is and its functions;
  • Be aware of the CIPC’s powers and requirements;
  • Be aware of the Companies Tribunal and its functions; and 
  • Be aware of penalties and offences, and how to avoid them. 


The Companies Amendment Act underwent a rigorous process of debate and deliberation by various stakeholders and industry role players during the legislative process.

This webinar focuses on the important role players regarding the Companies Act:

  • The CIPC,
  • The Tribunal,
  • The Takeover Panel and
  • Other Role Players.

Join our expert as she provides a better understanding of the role players and their functions.

This webinar forms part of our Back to Basics Companies Act Series consisting of 8 webinars, but can be viewed independently. The Series is designed for the accountant who is just starting out, as well as the practitioner that wants a refresher course on the Companies Act and how it has settled down into the South African corporate landscape.  To attend all 8 webinars join the series here.


The following pricing apply:

  • Adhoc: R238
  • Subscription: N/A


Study unit 1

Fundamental Transactions

Study unit 2

The Takeover Panel and Affected Transactions

Study unit 3

The CIPC’s Powers

  • Documents that need to be filed with CIPC
Study unit 4

Remedies and Enforcement

  • Penalties and Offences
Study unit 5

The Companies Tribunal

Study unit 6

Non-Profit Companies


There are no preconditions for this course.
Moderate level.
Recorded webinars made available on a specified dates.


Caryn Maitland CA(SA)

Caryn Maitland CA(SA) has been a member of IRBA as a registered auditor and accountant since 2002. She has lectured Auditing, Financial Management and Accounting at various institutions for learners up to the MBA and Postgraduate Diploma levels. She has also conducted independent workshops and seminars for professional accountants since 2006 on various topics. Between 2011 and 2013, Caryn had a two-year stint as visiting Associate Professor at the University of Limpopo. 

Caryn is also a platform presenter for SA Accounting Academy, ICB and Chartered Secretaries of SA. Since 2018 she has worked extensively with commerce and industry, assisting analysts, directors and other users of financials to interpret, prepare, analyse and forecast based on the results of financial statements.


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.
  • Recorded webinar that includes an expert presenter.

R 238 VAT Incl.

Additional Course Information

Category Law
Accredited SAIBA
Verifiable CPD Hours 1
Non-verifiable CPD Hours N/A
Effort 1 hour
Duration 1 hour
Format Webinar
Level Moderate
Assessment Yes
Study Material No
Course Date 22 September, 2020
SKU CPD200091M Categories ,

Who should attend?

Business Accountant (SA)
Business Accountants  in Practice (SA)
Accounting department staff
Trainee accountants

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