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  • Our focus is around the clarion call of integrity, public interest and audit quality.


The function of the IRBA is to help create an ethical, value-driven financial sector that encourages investment, creates confidence in the financial markets and promotes sound practices.


Guidance For RAs

Auditing standards and guides, industry specific guides and regulatory reports, guides for auditing in the public sector, guidance on other assurance, including B-BBEE, exposure drafts and comment letters are available here. Information on auditor ethics, including the Rules Regarding Improper Conduct and the Code of Professional Conduct, is also found here.



The IRBA Public Inspections report on Audit Quality 2023 now available.



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Latest News

Nominations to the Inspections Committee

Call for nominations to the Inspections Committee.

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Firm Annual Returns: Firm Assurance Work Declaration and Public Practice Questionnaire with Firm-related Information 2024

The annual renewal process for firms to submit their returns is now open on the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors' (IRBA) website.

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latest Guidance

IAASB Opens Public Consultation for Proposed Narrow Scope Amendments to ISQMs, ISAs and ISRE 2400 (Revised) as a Result of the Revisions to the Definitions of Listed Entity and Public Interest Entity in the IESBA Code

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has opened the public consultation for proposed revisions to the International Quality Management Standards, the International Standards on Auditing and International Standard on Review Engagements 2400 (Revised), Engagements to Review Historical Financial Statements as a result of the revisions to the Definitions of Listed Entity and Public Interest Entity in the IESBA Code.

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IAASB Opens Public Consultation to Strengthen Auditors' Efforts Related to Fraud

The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) has published a consultation document that proposes a significant strengthening of its International Standard on Auditing (ISA) 240 (Revised), The Auditors' Responsibilities Relating to Fraud in an Audit of Financial Statements (the Exposure Draft).

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