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IRBA achieves a decade of clean audit opinions

  • October 29, 2019

IRBA achieves a decade of clean audit opinions.

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Slight improvement in perception of auditing and accounting standards and shareholder governance

  • October 09, 2019

Slight improvement in perception of auditing and accounting standards and shareholder governance.

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21 percent of JSE-listed companies have changed their auditors ahead of MAFR deadline

  • October 07, 2019

21 percent of JSE-listed companies have changed their auditors ahead of MAFR deadline.

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Hearing Dates on African Bank - hearing should conclude in December 2019

  • September 26, 2019

Hearing Dates on African Bank - hearing should conclude in December 2019.

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Hearing Dates for Deloitte auditors on African Bank

  • July 01, 2019

Hearing Dates for Deloitte auditors on African Bank

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ASSURANCE FEES PAYABLE TO THE IRBA WITH EFFECT FROM 1 APRIL 2019

  • June 12, 2019

Assurance fees payable to the IRBA with effect from 1 April 2019

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17 percent of JSE-listed companies have rotated auditors ahead of MAFR

  • April 01, 2019

17 percent of JSE-listed companies have rotated auditors ahead of MAFR

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Linkway Trading auditor deregistered - ordered to contribute to costs

  • March 28, 2019

Linkway Trading auditor deregistered - ordered to contribute to costs

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IRBA investigation into Steinhoff auditors will recommence once restated financials are released

  • March 19, 2019

IRBA investigation into Steinhoff auditors will recommence once restated financials are released

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DISCLOSURE OF ASSURANCE STATUS ON IRBA WEBSITE AND HOW TO CHANGE YOUR STATUS

  • March 15, 2019

With effect from 15 March 2019, the IRBA will disclose RAs' and firms' assurance statuses on the Find an RA search facility on the IRBA website.

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IRBA inspections reveal recurring quality deficiency themes

  • February 19, 2019

IRBA inspections reveal recurring quality deficiency themes.

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IRBA concludes sanctions hearings on Gupta-linked Linkway auditor

  • February 15, 2019

IRBA concludes sanctions hearings on Gupta-linked Linkway auditor

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NOTICE OF HEARING: Sanction hearing for former auditor of Linkway Trading

  • February 07, 2019

Sanction hearing for former auditor of Linkway Trading

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The IRBA welcomes the introduction of the Financial Matters Amendment Bill with APA Amendments

  • February 07, 2019

The IRBA welcomes the introduction of the Financial Matters Amendment Bill with APA Amendments

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Comments on the Financial Matters Amendment Bill

  • February 04, 2019

Call for public comments on the Financial Matters Amendment Bill.

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Archives

December 14, 2018 ANNUAL FEES PAYABLE TO THE IRBA WITH EFFECT FROM 1 APRIL 2019
December 14, 2018 In the matter of African Bank Deloitte
December 10, 2018 CALL FOR NOMINATION OF PERSONS TO SERVE ON THE BOARD AND STATUTORY COMMITTEES OF THE INDEPENDENT REGULATORY BOARD FOR AUDITORS (IRBA)
December 10, 2018 NITASHA NAICKER APPOINTED DIRECTOR OPERATIONS
November 07, 2018 IRBA responds regarding actions against auditors of VBS
September 17, 2018 Auditing Profession Act Amendments 2018 Continued regulatory improvement for public protection
September 12, 2018 AFIAAR adopts strategy for continental integration of accounting and auditing regulation
August 21, 2018 NOTICE OF HEARING
August 02, 2018 33% of all audit firm rotations since 2017 due to MAFR
July 31, 2018 IRBA issues notice of transparency reporting for audit firms
July 05, 2018 Hearing of evidence into conduct of auditor for Linkway Trading concludes
June 19, 2018 Firm Fees Payable to the IRBA with Effect from 01 April 2018
June 12, 2018 IRBA welcomes standard setting reform focused on greater independence and enhanced public interest focus
May 04, 2018 A few bad auditors have cost many good people their reputations IRBA takes steps to mitigate collateral damage
April 18, 2018 IRBA Act Amendments will strengthen oversight powers
April 13, 2018 IRBA CEO addresses Zimbabwe Accountants Conference (ZAC2018) on Ethics
March 12, 2018 FEES PAYABLE TO THE IRBA WITH EFFECT FROM 1 APRIL 2018
March 02, 2018 1st AFIAAR meeting heralds new focus on independent accounting and auditing regulation in Africa
February 25, 2018 IRBA identifies lines of inquiry but requires restated financials for Steinhoff
February 08, 2018 IRBA deals firmly with crisis of confidence in accounting and auditing professions
February 02, 2018 IRBA Board trusts Agulhas to navigate current audit landscape
January 12, 2018 Update on IRBA investigations into KPMG
December 15, 2017 IRBA confirms investigation into conduct of Steinhoff auditors
December 14, 2017 IRBA beefs up sanctions and will pursue amendments to the Act
December 07, 2017 Accounting irregularities do not necessarily indicate an audit failure
September 27, 2017 Drop in SA WEF ranking is regrettable but expected
September 20, 2017 SAICA has no legal mandate to lead independent inquiries
September 17, 2017 KPMG Matter
September 10, 2017 IRBA welcomes international boards' drive to focus on professional scepticism
September 07, 2017 SHAREHOLDERS ARE HAVING THEIR SAY ON AUDITOR APPOINTMENTS
August 18, 2017 The Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors appoints its new chairman
June 30, 2017 Audit regulator launches probe into KPMG audits of Linkway Trading
June 21, 2017 IRBA says additional measures required to promote transformation of audit profession
June 12, 2017 RULE ON MANDATORY AUDIT FIRM ROTATION
June 06, 2017 MAFR: FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
June 02, 2017 MAFR gazetted to enhance auditor independence and protect public interest
June 02, 2017 Inspection Fees Payable to the IRBA with Effect from 01 April 2017
May 05, 2017 TENDER IRBA017/2017
April 10, 2017 ANNUAL RENEWAL DOCUMENTS AVAILABLE ON WEBSITE
March 16, 2017 IRBA Inspections Report shows decline in audit quality
March 14, 2017 Real empowerment remains an evasive ideal
March 10, 2017 FEES PAYABLE TO THE IRBA WITH EFFECT FROM 1 APRIL 2017
February 18, 2017 IRBA TURNS ITS ATTENTION TO PROMOTING MEASURABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY IN AUDIT
February 13, 2017 NEW PROCESS FOR UPDATING PERSONAL AND FIRM DETAILS AND ANNUAL RENEWAL
February 07, 2017 Audit Regulator welcomes public hearing into audit firm rotation
February 02, 2017 Board Appointments by the Finance Minister to the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors
January 20, 2017 IRBA Comment process yields solid engagement