SAAA two-day seminar: Key national regulators that can make or break your practice – Feb 2015

Overview 

Learn the inside secrets of how all major national regulators operate so that you can get things done! Accountants struggle with CIPC and other regulators to register the correct data and forms. This causes tension between accountants and their clients, which may result in a loss of business. Meet the regulators responsible for the systems that you and your clients have to use and get the inside information on how things really work:

  • Nomsa Motshagare (CEO, National Credit Regulator)
  • Sfiso Nsibande (Financial Manager, Construction Industry Development Board)
  • Tintswalo Nkuna (Compliance Manager, National Lotteries Board)
  • Adv. Lester Basson (Chief Master of the High Courts of South Africa, Department of Justice and Constitutional Development)
  • Phindiwe Mbhele (Director: Corporate Accounts)
  • Ronney Marhule (Director: Central Adjudication, Department of Home Affairs)
  • Advocate Eric Mkhawane (CEO, Office of the Tax Ombud)
  • Lumka Kemele (Trade and Industry Advisor)
  • Janeez Hafizulla (Deputy Director, B-BBEE Unit, the DTI)
  • Marumo Modiba (Senior Manager, Corporate Education and Voluntary Compliance)
  • Tina Rabilall (Compliance Manager, Corporate Education, Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission)

PLUS ready your practice for 2015 with the latest updates on a variety of technical topics. This comprehensive two-day seminar will focus on the most pertinent technical topics affecting your practice, as well as offer you the opportunity to have your questions answered directly by representatives of key regulatory organisations and government departments.

Course content

Day one: Key technical topics

  • Companies Act update
  • Directors duties
  • IFRS for SMEs update
  • Independent review and compilation engagements

Day two: Engaging with regulators on the issues affecting your clients

  • Key information on how the system works
  • Increase your success rate when filing forms
  • How to ensure that your applications and forms get dealt with by the regulators
  • What accountants are doing wrong when assisting clients
  • How can accountants better engage with the regulators on behalf of clients?
  • What penalties will be enforced for non-compliance?

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Attendance of this seminar will accrue 8 hours (one day) or 16 hours (two days) of CPD for members of a relevant professional body such as ACCA, SAICA, AAT, SAIPA, SAIBA, IAC, CSSA, ICBA, LSSA, FPI, and the IBA.

Cost

Option 1: One-day pass

  • SAAA members = R 1044.05
  • Non-members = R 1099.00
  • Register here

Option 2: Two-day pass

  • SAAA members = R 1890.50
  • Non-members = R 1990.00
  • Register here

Option 3: Online recording / DVD and notes

  • SAAA members = R 664.05 / day
  • Non-members = R 699.00 / day
  • Register here

All prices include VAT.

When and where

All seminars will run from 09h00 to 16h30.

  • 04 – 05 February 2015: Lord Charles, Cape Town
  • 09 – 10 February 2015: Amazing Place, Johannesburg
  • 16 – 17 February 2015: Riverside Hotel, Durban
  • 24 – 25 February 2015: Diep in die Berg, Pretoria