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CIPC and Companies Act

Individuals: R 598.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Caryn Maitland


Overview:

With the various corporate scandals in recent times, many leaders and stakeholders in business have highlighted the role of a director. This webinar is aimed at refreshing delegates knowledge and discussing what it means to be a director of a company, highlighting the risks, responsibilities, duties and obligation that the role entails in business. We will also be looking at how to manage these risks, so that directors can get a good nights sleep!


Course Content:

We will look the following elements: 1) Who meets the definition of a director? 2) A refresh of the relevant sections of the Companies Act that affect directors 3) Appointment and removal of directors 4) The relationship between directors, shareholders and other stakeholders 5) Responsibilities, Code of Conduct and expectations of a director 6) Liability and indemnification of a director 7) Case studies of how directors can be held accountable 8) Tools in your toolbox to manage the risks of directorship


Course Objective:

After attending this webinar, a delegate will be able to understand the role, risks and responsibilities of being a director and how best to manage them.


Who Should Attend?

Any person who is interested in company law, management, corporate governance and being in business.

Individuals: R 598.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

Are you staying up to date with all the notices from the Companies Commissioner? In this quarterly webinar, we will be focusing on all notices, updates and judgements from the CIPC, the Companies Tribunal and the Consumer Ombud and Tribunal. In order to stay informed with matters that will affect your business, join us in discussing these items every three months. Whether you are a sole proprietor, an entrepreneur just starting out, or an established business, you will benefit from these sessions.


Course Content:

Our upcoming webinar will focus on the updates of the last three months, including the following: Companies Act o Draft Companies Amendment bill CIPC updates o Mandatory submission of annual financial statements (AFS) and financial accountability supplement (FAS) when filing annual returns as from 01 July 2018 o Penalties on late submissions of AFS o Annual return and the hard stop functionality o Guideline for applying as a business rescue practitioner o New email addresses for business rescue practitioners filing Companies Tribunal o Review of Compliance Notices by Companies Tribunal o Ruling: Removal of director by the Companies Tribunal o Ruling: Business rescue proceedings, votes and delays o Ruling: Minority shareholders� appraisal rights BEE matters o Non compliance with BBBEE findings - BEE Matrix National Consumer Tribunal o Recent cases and outcomes CGSO o Recent case studies


Course Objective:

Individuals: R 563.50 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

As from the 1 January, all companies must complete a compliance questionnaire when submitting an annual return. This questionnaire refers to certain sections within the Companies Act and the regulations and require the directors to confirm whether they complied or not. Join us on this webinar as we discuss the specific sections within the Act for which compliance must be confirmed, the requirements of these sections, and when it would not be applicable.


Course Content:

What is the purpose of the checklist Which sections does compliance need to be confirmed with What are the requirements of these sections Whose duty is it to complete the list Practical example of how to complete the checklist on CIPC portal Consequences of non-compliance


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

Auditors,Bookkeepers, Financial accountants, and Compliance officers

Individuals: R 345.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 1 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

Since the Companies Act of 2008 became effective in 2011, many companies have changed their assurance engagements from an audit to an independent review or a compilation. A lot of companies, however, still undergo an audit, even when it is not necessary. Join us as we discuss the requirements of section 30 and regulation 28 and 29 of the Companies Act and look at when an audit is necessary and what other forms of assurance exists.


Course Content:

� Companies Act requirements � Audit vs Independent review o What engagement is necessary � How to calculate the public interest score � What is meant by holding assets in a fiduciary capacity � What is meant by internally compiled � The owner-managed exemption � MOI audits � Other types of assurances � Who can perform which engagement o What is meant by the word independent? o Who is an accounting professional? � Main differences of each engagement type


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

☒Auditors ☒Bookkeepers ☒Financial accountants

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

The Companies Act Amendment Bill was published on 21 September 2018. For the first time in 10 years, we will see significant changes and strengthened regulations. But how does this affect companies and their responsibilities? From clarified turn around times, to increased disclosure responsibilities, all companies should be aware of the effect these changes will bring. Join us for this two-hour session, where we will discuss all the changes and their impact on companies, their directors, consultants, accountants and auditors.


Course Content:

The following will be covered during this session: Changes to definitions Amendment to MOI No more delays Increased access to information Disclosure of directors remuneration Annual return and XBRL submission of financial statements Validation of shares Financial assistance for shares Approval of share buy backs Reports to be tabled and discussed at shareholders meeting Social and ethics committee Auditor requirements Impact of Financial Sector Regulation Act Application of takeover regulations to private companies Alternative dispute resolution Changes to the Companies Tribunal Functions of Financial Reporting Standards Council


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

This session is aimed at all interested parties who are involved in the statutory obligations of registered companies.

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

Every company that is registered in South Africa must comply with the Companies Act. That includes any Close Corporation. Are you aware of the implications of the Companies Act and how it affects your company or those of your clients? Join us on this series of webinars as we discover and unpack the implications of the Companies Act, the rights and responsibilities of shareholders and directors and the consequences of non-compliance. In this session we will discuss the applicability of the Act, why it exists, and how companies are registered in terms of the Companies Act.


Course Content:

The following will be covered during this session: Overview of the Act Why is it important and who should comply Types of Companies The Companies Tribunal and their mandate Registration of a company in terms of the Companies Act Memorandum of Incorporation Validity of Company actions and contracts Reckless trading


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

This session is aimed at all interested parties who are involved in the statutory obligations of registered companies.

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

Every company that is registered in South Africa must comply with the Companies Act. That includes any Close Corporation. Are you aware of the implications of the Companies Act and how it affects your company or those of your clients? Join us on this series of webinars as we discover and unpack the implications of the Companies Act, the rights and responsibilities of shareholders and directors and the consequences of non-compliance. In this session we will discuss the records that must be kept by Companies, the records that must be submitted and who has access to these company records.


Course Content:

The following will be covered during this session: Company records to be kept and location Access to be provided to records Financial year and Annual financial statements Audit requirements Directors remuneration report Annual return and other filing responsibilities


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

This session is aimed at all interested parties who are involved in the statutory obligations of registered companies.

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

Every company that is registered in South Africa must comply with the Companies Act. That includes any Close Corporation. Are you aware of the implications of the Companies Act and how it affects your company or those of your clients? Join us on this series of webinars as we discover and unpack the implications of the Companies Act, the rights and responsibilities of shareholders and directors and the consequences of non-compliance. In this session we will discuss the requirements regarding the issue and subscription of shares, and the rights attached to shares.


Course Content:

The following will be covered during this session: What are shares Rights associated with shares Subscription and issue of shares Options Other securities Dividends Evidence for securities Beneficial interest in securities


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

This session is aimed at all interested parties who are involved in the statutory obligations of registered companies.

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

Every company that is registered in South Africa must comply with the Companies Act. That includes any Close Corporation. Are you aware of the implications of the Companies Act and how it affects your company or those of your clients? Join us on this series of webinars as we discover and unpack the implications of the Companies Act, the rights and responsibilities of shareholders and directors and the consequences of non-compliance. In this session we will discuss the requirements regarding the public offering of shares and the process to ensure it is done correctly.


Course Content:

The following will be covered during this session: What is a public offering Advertisements Restrictions Prospectus Liability of experts and others Qualifying employee share scheme


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

This session is aimed at all interested parties who are involved in the statutory obligations of registered companies.

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

Every company that is registered in South Africa must comply with the Companies Act. That includes any Close Corporation. Are you aware of the implications of the Companies Act and how it affects your company or those of your clients? Join us on this series of webinars as we discover and unpack the implications of the Companies Act, the rights and responsibilities of shareholders and directors and the consequences of non-compliance. In this session we will discuss the governance of companies. This includes the directors, secretary, committees


Course Content:

The following will be covered during this session: Rights and responsibilities of directors Appointment and removal of directors Board committees (Including those required by the King Code) Board meetings Company Secretary Company Auditor


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

This session is aimed at all interested parties who are involved in the statutory obligations of registered companies.

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

Every company that is registered in South Africa must comply with the Companies Act. That includes any Close Corporation. Are you aware of the implications of the Companies Act and how it affects your company or those of your clients? Join us on this series of webinars as we discover and unpack the implications of the Companies Act, the rights and responsibilities of shareholders and directors and the consequences of non-compliance. In this session we will discuss the process of business rescue, winding up and de-registration.


Course Content:

The following will be covered during this session: Business rescue proceedings Business rescue practitioners Rights of affected persons during the business rescue process Business rescue plan Winding up of solvent companies Dissolution of companies Removal from register


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

This session is aimed at all interested parties who are involved in the statutory obligations of registered companies.

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

Every company that is registered in South Africa must comply with the Companies Act. That includes any Close Corporation. Are you aware of the implicaations of the Companies Act and how it affects your company or those of your clients? Join us on this series of webinars as we discover and unpack the implications of the Companies Act, the rights and responsibilities of shareholders and directors and the consequences of non-compliance. In this session we will discuss the requirements for fundamental transactions such as disposals of greater parts of assets and mergers and amalgamations. We will also look at takeovers


Course Content:

The following will be covered during this session: Disposal of all or greater parts of assets Amalgamation or merger Scheme of arrangement Takeovers Mandatory offers Complaints


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

This session is aimed at all interested parties who are involved in the statutory obligations of registered companies.

Individuals: R 885.50 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 3 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

Are you a Director of a Company incorporated under the Companies Act? Then this session is for you. As a director, you are responsible for running the company in such a way that promotes the success of the company. This means to deal in good faith, act in the best interest of the company and ensure compliance with laws and regulations. The Companies Act requires that directors perform certain vital duties, and it is important that all directors understand these requirements. Whether you are a brand new director or need a refresher on the requirements, this session will give you the information needed to understand your duties under the Companies Act and other important standards and legislation.


Course Content:

The following will be covered during this session: � What is a director? o , Executive and non-executive directors, o Prescribed directors � What makes a good director � Rights and responsibilities of directors as per the Companies Act o Important Companies Act requirements for the business � The relationship between directors, shareholders and other stakeholders � The liability of a director � The board of directors and subcommittees � Professional Ethics � Other important legislation that may affect your business o POPI o Anti-money laundering


Course Objective:

Individuals: R 437.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Mariette Muller


Overview:

The roles and responsibilities of directors have changed dramatically. The laws and regulations by which a director must live and die have become encompassing and as such a director must understand them. The course will set out in a high-level and summative manner the role and responsibilities of a director.


Course Content:

Executive and non-executive directors What makes a good director Professional Ethics Companies Act 71 of 2008 King IV Report and Corporate Governance What about POPI, FICA, and other Legislation?


Course Objective:

The delegates will gain a high-level understanding of the laws and regulations that govern the actions of a director.


Who Should Attend?

Any potential director or newly appointed director who needs to understand the encompassing role of a director. The course will have value to long-serving directors who need to refresh their knowledge to understand how their roles have changed.

Individuals: R 598.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

We all know the effect the economy can have on a business. Whether it is a worldwide pandemic, or a new competitor, there is always something that threatens a company�s financial position. As such it is important for directors, managers, and owners to be aware of their going concern position. Going concern is also a fundamental principle to the preparation of financial statements, and auditors should assess it properly. Join us in this session as we unpack the importance of going concern, how to evaluate your going concern and when to consider business rescue or liquidation.


Course Content:

The importance of going concern Assessing going concern o Financial indicators o Operational indicators o Other indicators � Auditing the going concern principle � Going concern during the COVID pandemic � Business rescue in terms of the Companies Act � Liquidation proceedings


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

Financial managers, Auditors, Bookkeepers, Financial accountants, Audit manager, and Audit partners

Individuals: R 264.50 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 1 hrs

Presenter: Yvonne Rossouw


Overview:

Since the Companies Act of 2008 became effective in 2011, many companies have changed their assurance engagements from an audit to an independent review or a compilation. A lot of companies, however, still undergo an audit, even when it is not necessary. Join us as we discuss the requirements of section 30 and regulation 28 and 29 of the Companies Act and look at when an audit is necessary and what other forms of assurance exists.


Course Content:

Audit requirements as per the Companies Act PIScore calculation What is meant by holding assets in a fiduciary capacity What is meant by internally compiled The owner-managed exemption MOI audits Other types of assurances


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

Financial managers, Auditors,Bookkeepers, and Financial accountants

Individuals: R 368.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 1 hrs

Presenter: Tristan White


Overview:

All companies that are required to have their financial statements audited, are subject to the XBRL tagging requirement. Does that include you and your clients, and what does it mean for their financial statements? How much more of a burden does this place on the auditor and compiler? Join us for a quick start guide on the implications of the XBRL requirement from the CIPC


Course Content:

We will attempt to answer the following questions: What new requirements are there in 2020? What is XBRL? Who is affected by the XBRL requirement? What is now required of my entity? Where did this requirement come from? What does the XBRL AFS submission deadline mean? Will I be on time?


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

Auditors, Financial accountants, Audit managers, Audit partners, and compliance officers

Individuals: R 345.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 1 hrs

Presenter: Tristan White


Overview:

All companies that are required to have their financial statements audited, are subject to the XBRL tagging requirement. -- Does that include you and your clients, and what does it mean for their financial statements? -- How much more of a burden does this place on the auditor and compiler? Join us for a quick start guide on the implications of the XBRL requirement from the CIPC.


Course Content:

We will attempt to answer the following questions: � What new requirements are there in 2020? � What is XBRL? � Who is affected by the XBRL requirement? � What is now required of my entity? � Where did this requirement come from? � What does the XBRL AFS submission deadline mean? � Will I be on time?


Course Objective:


Who Should Attend?

Auditors, Financial accountants, Audit managers, Audit partners, and compliance officers

Individuals: R 598.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Tristan White


Overview:

XBRL? Are your clients asking you as the auditor / accountant what XBRL / iXBRL is, and you are left tongue-tied? Introducing the latest requirement for annual financial statements submission applicable to all companies that are audited. The Companies Intellectual Property Commission or �CIPC� has issued a compliance deadline that is effective from 1 July 2018. This entails that all entities that are required to have their annual financial statements audited, will need to submit their XBRL-compliant financial statements to the CIPC as part of their annual return submission. Does this place any more of a burden on a Company and Close Corporation? Join us for a quick start guide on the implications of this new XBRL requirement from the CIPC.


Course Content:

We will attempt to answer the following questions: o What is XBRL? o Who is affected by the XBRL requirement? o What is now required of my entity? o Where did this requirement come from? o What does the 1 July 2018 deadline mean? o Will I be in time?


Course Objective:

Allay any fear or uncertainty you may have with respect to what the impact of this new XBRL requirement is. Unpack the implications of the CIPC XBRL compliance requirement on your company / close corporation audited financial statements. Assist auditing / accounting practitioners with their understanding of XBRL so they can be in a position to give an informed response to their respective clients.


Who Should Attend?

Company / Close Corporation owners Other individuals who file their clients� annual returns. Entities who are required to be audited based on their Founding Statement / Memorandum of Incorporation / Companies Regulations / Companies Act and Voluntarily. Compilers / preparers of financial statements which will later be audited. Auditors and accountants who need to provide feedback to clients.

Individuals: R 598.00 (Incl. VAT)

CPD Hours: 2 hrs

Presenter: Tristan White


Overview:

XBRL Are your clients asking you as the auditor / accountant what XBRL / iXBRL is, and you are left tongue-tied? Introducing the latest requirement for annual financial statements submission applicable to all companies that are audited. The Companies Intellectual Property Commission or �CIPC� issued a compliance deadline effective one year ago, on 1 July 2018. This entails that all entities that are required to have their annual financial statements audited, will need to submit their XBRL-compliant financial statements to the CIPC as part of their annual return submission. Does this place any more of a burden on a Company and Close Corporation? Join us for a quick start guide on the implications of the one year old XBRL requirement from the CIPC.


Course Content:

We will attempt to answer the following questions: o What new? o What is XBRL? o Who is affected by the XBRL requirement? o What is now required of my entity? o Where did this requirement come from? o What does the 1 July 2018 deadline mean? o Will I be in time?


Course Objective:

Allay any fear or uncertainty you may have with respect to what the impact of this new XBRL requirement is. Unpack the implications of the CIPC� XBRL compliance requirement on your company / close corporation�audited financial statements. Assist auditing / accounting practitioners with their understanding of XBRL so they can be in a position to give an informed response to their respective clients.


Who Should Attend?

o Company / Close Corporation owners o Other individuals who file their clients� annual returns. o Entities who are required to be audited based on their Founding Statement / Memorandum of o Incorporation / Companies Regulations / Companies Act and Voluntarily. o Compilers / preparers of financial statements which will later be audited. o Auditors and accountants who need to provide feedback to clients.

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