Seminar: Directors’ duties and the Companies Act – 5 CPD hours – Jun 2015


This seminar will provide you with an in-depth look at the requirements, roles, rights and responsibilities of directors under the Companies Act, 2008. There are so many complex rules and regulations governing directors. If you are a director of a company or an accountant advising clients who are directors, it is imperative that you understand the full extent of directors’ duties and obligations.


  • Definition of a director
  • Limited liability and piercing the corporate veil
  • South African law related to “Corporate Insolvent Trading”
  • Directors’ duties in relation to business rescue proceedings
  • The director’s business rescue and insolvency checklist
  • King 3 and directors’ duties
  • How to use the “business judgement rule” to protect against civil claims
  • Standards of directors’ conduct
  • Liability of directors
  • When and how to apply the solvency and liquidity test
  • Delinquent directors
  • Company secretaries
  • Criminal liability and directors

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Attendance of the half-day seminar will accrue 4 + 1 hours’ CPD for professional members of a relevant professional body. Complete a free online assessment at the end of the event and receive an additional CPD point.


OPTION 1: Half-day seminar

  • Members of SAAA: R 1,044.05
  • Non-members: R 1,099.00

OPTION 2: Webinar and electronic course notes 

  • Members of SAAA: R 474.05
  • Non-members: R 499.00

OPTION 3: DVD and electronic course notes

  • Members of SAAA: R 474.05
  • Non-members: R 499.00

All above prices include VAT .

When and where

All seminars will run from 09h00 to 13h30.

  • 23 June 2015 – Durban, Riverside Hotel
  • 24 June 2015 – Cape Town, Lord Charles Hotel
  • 25 June 2015 – Pretoria, Diep in die Berg
  • 25 June 2015 – Online webinar
  • 26 June 2015 – Johannesburg, Wanderers Club

Click here for more information and registration.