Issue 52 | October-December 2020 12 Upcoming Hearings The matters below are scheduled for hearings before the committee in the upcoming quarter. DATES PARTIES NATURE OF HEARING VENUE 25 Jan-19 Feb 2021 IRBA // VDB Merits hearing Virtual – MS Teams 22 Feb-23 Feb 2021 RT // IRBA Sanction hearing Virtual – MS Teams REPORTABLE IRREGULARITIES The IRBA processed 140 first reports on reportable irregularities (RIs) during the period under review. In addition, 50 second reports were received and processed, the nature of which is highlighted below. - Note: The difference of 90 reports between the first and second reports received is due to timing differences in reporting between these reports. Of the 32 continuing RIs received, the top six types of RIs most frequently reported, categorised by nature, are reflected in the chart below. LEGAL cont.